Suspected thugs have attacked, burn down seven vehicles belonging to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) members in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State.
The thugs suspected to have been sponsored by opposition party carried out the attack on Friday at Okut-Ikang/Akpap area of Odukpani.
“At about 11:45pm on Friday, March 17, 2023, seven PDP vehicles including four buses and three SUVs were burnt down by unidentified thugs.
“One woman was also shot in the belly at Ikot Effiong Otop. Some policemen were disarmed and weapons taken away.”
It was gathered that the vehicle belonged to the Director Security of PDP campaign organization in the state, Mr. Bobby Ekpenyong, as well as the state Vice Chairman (South) of the party.
Reacting to the incident, the PDP Governorship Candidate, Senator Prof. Sandy Onor, condemned the act.
He however urged the electorates not to be discouraged by the unfortunate incident but to go out and excecise their voting rights by voting out the APC.
When contacted, The State Command Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo, said that the command has not received any official complain on the incident.