Pictures of the aftermath of a shootout between political touts allegedly loyal and working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) which reportedly led to the killing of three people on Wednesday, November 13 have surfaced online.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that there was tension on Wednesday in Ogbolomabiri community in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State following exchange of gunfire between supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) during a governorship rally organised by the ruling party.
According to reports, severly injured victims of the clash were rushed to Bayelsa Medical Centre, the Bayelsa Specialist Hospital and the Federal Medical Centre in Yenagoa respectively.
Some injured victims of the clash were rushed to Bayelsa Medical Centre, the Bayelsa Specialist Hospital and the Federal Medical Centre, all in Yenagoa.
One of the dead victims of the clash has been identified as the driver of Bayelsa Radio Outside Broadcasting Van (OB Van) Simon Onu. To read exclusively on the horrific incident, click here for full details.
In a related story, fears have gripped the oil-rich Bayelsa state as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the ruling party of the state scheduled her gubernatorial primaries for Tuesday in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayesla.
It was gathered that there are two major political groups within the ruling party of the state namely Restoration Caucus and Non-Restoration Caucus. The restoration caucus of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is the political family of the state governor, Seriake Dickson and other non-restoration contestants.