LG Poll Result: Thugs attack APC official, burns house in Nasarawa



Thugs numbering four have attacked Mr Waziri Enwongulu, Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC) of Wakama ward, Nasarawa State.


Enwongulu while narrating his ordeal on Saturday in Wakama when officials of APC and stakeholders visited him, said that he don’t know why unidentified men attacked him and burnt his brother’s house.


“It was around 1.10 a.m today that I heard some voices at my door that I should come out or they will set my elder brother’s house ablaze including me.


“When I came out of house, I saw four people with knives, cutlasses and big sticks.
“They told me that APC changed result of Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Wakama ward.


“They asked me to lay down and I complied, and they beat me to comer.


“When I laid down, two of men were guarding me and other two went and set my elder brother’s (Mr Paul Angbazo) house that I am living in ablaze.


“As you can see, everything was burnt but I thank God for saving my life,” he said.
Enwongulu said that they unindentified men have also threatened to kill him.


“They asked me to call Dr James Angbazo, former APC gubernatorial aspirant that I should tell him my last word on earth.


“And when I called his (Angbazo) number, he did not pick and they asked me again to call any of my brother’s to tell him that they will kill me,” he added.


He said that unidentified men also asked him to give them money  “but I told them that I have no money”.


While sympathising with Enwongulu, Mr Usman Gboble, Chairman of APC in area, urged him to continue to be prayerful.


He said that party would report incident to appropriate authority for necessary action.


News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that party chairman and other stakeholders of party had officially informed the Aren Akun, Alhaji Usman Galadima Umbugadu, and the District Head of Wakama, Mr Adams Makka-Nangba, about the attack.


NAN recalls that on Oct. 7, Nasarawa State Eelectoral Commission declared that APC has won all 13 chairmanship and 147 councillorship positions in the local government election conducted on Oct. 6 (NAN)