Ibrahim Dankwambo, the executive governor of Gombe and his convoy has been attacked. The crisis left two cars burnt and an FM radio station too. Reports Vanguard.
The development was revealed by the director of media of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council in the state, Dahiru Kera, on Sunday, March 3. Kera said the thugs attacked the governor’s convoy while he was on his way from the airport.
According to him, two cars in the entourage were burnt.
the thugs further attacked Lafiyawo community in the state and destroyed a private radio station, Progress FM, located along Gombe Airport road. Apart from these attacks, the thugs also burnt down eight shops in the community. The report said two vehicles were burnt in Jekadafari quarters of the state capital. The commissioner of police in the state, Bello Makwashi, confirmed the incident through the command’s spokesperson, Mary Malum. He said investigations into the attack by the thugs had commenced. Malam Nuhu Usman, a resident of the community, reportedly said that the attackers started stoning the convoy on their way back from airport before setting eight shops on fire. He said the attack left many people injured and currently in the hospital. However, the managing director of the radio station destroyed, Alhaji Ibrahim Biu, accused some thugs allegedly attached to the governor of causing the attack.