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PDP militiamen in gunboat seize electoral materials in Akuku Toru

By Bekee Anyalewechi
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Shooting and explosives still going on in Abonnema, Akuku Toru supervised by Roland Sekibo a known gun-runner and close associate of Dr. Tammy Danagogo, Minister of Sports, at the Abonnema bridge. Heavily-armed militia men working for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and soldiers, barricaded All Progressives Congress, APC, faithful from getting into the town.

The militiamen aided by security agents and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, officials have seized electoral materials in Akuku Toru Wards 15, 16 and 17. Dare-devil gunmen, who stormed the area where officials were distributing materials in a gunboat manned by one Chief Isimama Ikiriko, hijacked all materials at gunpoint.

The attackers were led by two notorious cultists identified as Hope Dan Opusungi and Kenneth Dan Opusungi.

The two Opusungis’ like Chief Ikiriko, and Roland Sekibo are all known card-carrying members of PDP.

Akuku Toru had been one of the flash points