- Some unknown gunmen in Ebonyi state attacked an already scheduled PDP women gathering on Saturday, August 20
- The meeting, which is referred to as Peoples Club was conveyed by one PDP stalwart, Nwakego Emmanuel, popularly known as Ego Bekee
- The meeting is meant to empower the women who have gathered from across the local government areas in the state
Abakaliki, Ebonyi - On Saturday, August 20, some unknown gunmen were reported to have disrupted an already scheduled august meeting in the Ebonyi state.
The event venue, Peoples Club, Abakaliki, was allegedly invaded by the South East Security outfit code-named Ebubeagu with their official vehicles and guns, Vanguard reported.
According to The Nation, the meeting was conveyed by a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nwakego Emmanuel, who is known as Ego Bekee, to empower women.
It can not be ascertained if any of the women sustain injuries or if any arrest has been made as of the time of writing this report.
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Also, sources disclosed that some persons were taken away by the gunmen from the venue.
The gunmen were also reported to have chased journalists at the venue away and threatened them with guns if they attempt to record them.
The gunmen were also reported to have carted away some canopies and chairs at the venue to an unknown destination.
It was also learned that the women regrouped at the campaign of the governorship candidate of the PDP, Ifeanyichukwu Odii, to continue with their programme.
Chris Anyanwu, the spokesperson of the police in the state, said he was not aware of the incident as of the time of press.
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This is as armed gunmen on Saturday murdered the deputy leader of Song Local Government Legislative Council, Adamawa State, Hon. Ishaya Bakano.
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