Explosions hit homes of lawmaker, council boss in Bayelsa

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There were reports of explosions at the residences of two members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

It was gathered that some suspected thugs working for one of the governorship aspirants outside the PDP Restoration Team threw dynamites into the houses of Oforji Oboku, a lawmaker representing Yenagoa Constituency I in the State House of Assembly, and Victor Isaiah, the Chairman of Brass Local Government Area.

The two residences were attacked early Saturday evening by the suspected thugs whose services were procured by an aspirant who disagreed with the outcomes of the party’s delegates’ elections.

Both explosions have been reported to the Commissioner of Police and the state Director of the Department of State Services in Yenagoa.

Confirming the incidents, Victor Isaiah, the Chairman of Brass Local Government Council, said the one that happened in his residence was reported to the police and the DSS.

According to him, the state Director of the DSS and the Commissioner of Police visited his house to confirm what actually happened.

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