While hopes are high as many hope for the best turn out at the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, primary election in Delta State, reports have it that hoodlums attacked policemen at the also setting their patrol van ablaze just yesterday.
It was gathered that the hoodlums stormed the Ethiope-East Local Government Council, venue of Ethiope-East Constituency election during accreditation.
They blocked the gate while shooting sporadically and beating up the electoral officer who was to conduct the PDP primary election.
A serious fight, however, ensued between the hoodlums and some youths leading to an attack on the policemen and their van. A rifle was snatched from a policeman in the process.
Confirming the report, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa in a chat with DAILY POST said;
“There was a problem actually. It was the PDP House of Assembly election which held at Isiokolo. Though, we have recovered the rifle.
The situation has calmed down. One person was injured but it’s not that serious.”