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Group charges police to arrest attackers of Atiku’s campaign office in Katsina


Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

The Atiku Care Foundation (ACF) has urged the Police to arrest the suspected political thugs who attacked the campaign office of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, in Katsina State.

The attack on the Atiku presidential campaign office in Batagarawa council area, which occurred about 8pm on Saturday, saw items worth millions of naira destroyed.

About six vehicles parked in premises had their windscreens and other parts destroyed, while People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flags were pulled down and carted away.


It was learnt that the havoc was perpetrated while some PDP loyalists were having a meeting in the premises.

Although no life was lost, some PDP loyalists reportedly sustained injuries, while fleeing the office when the hoodlums started the mayhem.

The incident came some few hours after PDP Nothwest zonal rally in the state.

In a statement, the foundation alleged that the perpetrators were thugs loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.

Its Media and Publicity Director for the Northwest zone, Jacob Onweju Dickson, quoted the Chairman, Ambassador Aliyu Ibn Abbas, as saying that it was barbaric for the thugs to attack innocent.

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