Election violence erupts in Nnewi, Anambra state.

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A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Gabriel Onyenweife, who defected from All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after failing to secure a ticket of APGA, had one of the houses in his compound set ablaze, while 30 motorcycles he assembled for empowerment were razed.

Onyenweife is currently the deputy director of APC campaign council and the attack on his house is causing tension in his Ayamelum local government area.

Also in Nnewi, the campaign vehicle of Mr. Chirs Azubogu, the member representing Nnewi North, Nnewi South and Ekwusigo federal constituency, was burnt.

Election violence erupts in Nnewi, Anambra

Nnewi is regarded as one of the areas likely to pose security challenges during the polls.

 The divisional police station  at Ajali in Orumba North local government area of the state was burnt, Many policemen were beaten, the station was set ablaze and vehicles parked at the station were burnt.

Some detainees at the station were allegedly released by people suspected to be members of   Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, who moved into station immediately the fire started.


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