Political thugs have disrupted Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Zamfara State Congress, damaged Cars, Chairs, Canopies, election materials and set other properties on fire.
Our reporter who witnessed the incident said, the thugs arrived the Congress venue in Samuru area of Gusau the state Capital, carrying Dangerous weapons beating anyone at their sight.
Media Smarts reliably gathered that, the PDP has scheduled it’s state Congress to hold today (Monday) to enable election of its news state executive officers to run the affairs of the party in Zamfara State, and the party has notify all the relevant security agencies in the state for smooth conduct of the exercise.
“After they left the congress venue they moved to the PDO Secretariat opposite Zamfara State Ministry of Finance and broke down all the flags with an attempt to damage the buildings but they were stopped by security personnel” our source said.
Media Smarts confirmed that, the state Congress have been shifted to a Nigerian Army Facility (Command Guest House) in Gusau
A PDP chieftain, Alh Umar Aminu Gemgem, Private Personal Assistant to the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State who lamented on the unfortunate incident said, the state which is facing security challenges should not allow some scrupulous elements to add more harm to the existing insecurity bedeviling it.
“It is very regrettable to see this ugly incident in our State, very shameful and uncalled for”
“They did their own without any interference talk less of attack, why are we been attacked? What type of politics is this?” The PPS busted
Alh. Umar who called on government and security agencies to do the needful in fishing out the hoodlums for interrogation and prosecution said, PDP will reclaim Zamfara despite the maltreatment it is facing in the state..
It could be recall that, Zamfara State government has marked the PDP Secretariat to remove the building, which some political analyst described as disgrace to the Nigeria’s Democratic System.
The Deputy Governor of Zamfara State Mahadi Aliyu Gusau is the Current leader of the PDP in the State.
All efforts made to reach the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Shehu Muhammad, proved abortive.