The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into the fire outbreak that occured at the campaign of Mr George Ogara, following clashes with supporters of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) that protested against the imprisonment of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky, in Abuja, sometime on October 30, 2018. The Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC). People watch helplessly as police vehicle goes up in flames – Nigerian police fired shots and tear gas at thousands of supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric in Abuja on that fateful day, just a day after; three people were killed in similar clashes that sparked warnings to the government that a heavy-handed crackdown could radicalise the group. Ogara’s campaign office located along the Railway line close to Ogui Junction within Enugu metropolis.
The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu: “It was gathered that in the early hours of Sunday (Dec.23), that fire incident had allegedly occurred at Ogara APC campaign office. “The raging fire allegedly burnt two campaign buses.’’ Land speculators and the family question Amaraizu said the prompt intervention of police operatives and Fire Service personnel prevented the fire from escalating and causing further destruction. “A full scale investigation had commenced into the incident with a view to finding its cause and possible culprit. “However, security has been beefed up and intensified within and around the scene,’’ he said. (NAN) Related Explosion rocks Enugu APC campaign office ENUGU—MIDNIGHT fire 24/12/2018 gutted the gubernatorial campaign office of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Mr. George Ogara. In “News”My campaign focused on issues, no time for violence – Ayogu EzeThe candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, says he has nothing to do with violence as his campaigns have been no issue-based.