Attack On Agatu Is A Result Of Mark’s Victory – PDP

The Benue State chapter of the PDP, has claimed that the ongoing attacks on Agatu Local Government Area by suspected Fulani herdsmen was as a result of the people’s refusal to vote for the All Progressives Congress at the just concluded election in the state.The party said these on Mondaywhen a delegation led by its chairman, Agbo Emmanuel, visited the National Chairman of PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

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Senate_President_David_MarkEmmanuel said the delegation was at the party headquarters to brief Mr. Sheriff on the state of PDP in Benue State.He, however, said that the party faced serious challenge following the victory of Mark inthe last re-run.He said, “Several members of our party were beaten, severely injured and maimed while also having their properties worthmillions of naira destroyed.“It is noteworthy that in spite of these acts of brigandage, the people of Benue South stood their ground and voted massively toelect Senator David Mark as their Senator”.He added that the APC, had refused to accept defeat.“Benue had also witnessed massive attacks on several communities in Agatu LocalGovernment Area.“We have reason to believe that this recent attack on the Agatu people was punishment for their resolve to vote overwhelmingly for Sen. Mark.

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