Items worth millions of Naira including billboards, posters and windows have been destroyed after some unidentified persons suspected to be hoodlums, vandalized the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara.
Naija News understands that the attack was melted on the Zamfara APC secretariat on Monday, July 22.
The Chairman of the Security Committee of the party, Gusau, Abdullahi Tsafe made the attack public while addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Gusau.
Tsafe, who is also a retired Commissioner of Police, said that apart from the state Secretariat at the bypass Gusau, the Central Zonal office of the party and other offices across the state were also attacked.
He decried the action and said that the party had since alerted the police over the matter.
“I believe they must have acted on it by now”.
“If our members reacted to that it would create problem, but APC as law abiding political party, we always caution our members to be law abiding and shun political violence,” he said.
While confirming the attack, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Muhammad Shehu said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Usman Nagogo had already visited the scenes of the incident.
“The command has already commenced investigation on the matter and promised to deal with any body found wanting on the matter,” he added.
Although efforts are already ongoing to bring the perpetrators of the crime to book, the command’s spokesman regretted that in spite of the efforts of the police to maintain law and order in the state, some people were hellbent on causing trouble in the state.
Source: Naija News