Tension as APC, PDP supporters reportedly clash in Delta

Tension as APC, PDP supporters reportedly clash in Delta

- One person was reportedly killed when APC and PDP supporters clashed in Delta state

- The mayhem occurred in Effurun, Uvwie local government area on Sunday, February 3

- Peace was later restored to the place through the intervention of soldiers from the nearby 3 Battalion, Effurun

There was pandemonium in Effurun, Uvwie local government area of Delta state when supporters of the two largest parties in Nigeria, APC and PDP, clashed on Sunday, February 3.

Daily Sun reports that one person was left dead and several others were injured during the incident.

Legig.ng gathered that stores and places of worship in the vicinity were shut, as most residents were scared to return to the area.

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It was learnt that it took the intervention of soldiers from the nearby 3 Battalion, Effurun, to restore normalcy to the area.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that at least one person was feared killed when supporters of APC and PDP, clashed in Sokoto on Saturday, October 13.

A 22-year old boy identified as Imrana Ahmad Alkanchi was said to have been hit by a stray bullet fired at the scene of the clash. Alkanchi's cousin, an Information officer of the Sokoto state university, Zayyanu Shehu confirmed his death.

The young man was waiting to board a commercial motorcycle Okada on his return from Gawon Nama market when the bullet hit him.

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According to the report, some alleged political thugs loyal to the APC, had attempted to block Governor Aminu Tambuwal’ s convoy from passing through Gawon Nama area, but clashed with his supporters.

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