Some hoodlums within the early hours of Friday, attacked the marketing campaign workplace of the Presidential candidate of the Individuals’s Democratic Occasion (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital and destroyed its billboards, Solar Information experiences.
The marketing campaign workplace situated alongside the Mile 50 axis of the outdated Enugu Highway is run by certainly one of Atiku’s frontline help teams, Associates of Atiku.
One of many double-faced billboards mounted close to its fence was torn to shreds.
This got here barely 24 hours after the management of the group knowledgeable that over 100 girls in its fold have left Ebonyi to Abuja to attend a convention being organised by Atiku’s wives for ladies throughout the 36 states of the federation.
Reacting to the ugly incident, the state Coordinator of the group, Chief Linus Okorie, at a press briefing, condemned the assault describing it as a ‘depraved act.’
He disclosed that he was alerted in regards to the incident on telephone at about 5:30am.
Okorie, who’s presently representing Ohaozara/Onicha/Ivo federal constituency within the Home of Representatives, spoke via the organisation’s coordinator in Onicha Native Authorities Space, Nnamdi Onu.
Onu stated, “As early as 5:30am we started to get calls from those that our workplace has been attacked by some hoodlums.
“We rushed right here and found that a few of our billboards have been badly broken.
“We’ve got made a proper report back to the safety companies. Yesterday, we seen some uncommon actions round right here. We condemn this act in its entirety.
“It’s despicable for anyone to assume that destroying billboards is a means of enhancing his or her political reputation.
“We attraction to all Ebonyians and Nigerians to be steadfast of their help to our presidential candidate”, he added.
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