The commissioner of police in Gombe, Mr Oqua Etim, on Monday confirmed attack on the campaign office of Jibrin Barde, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2023 governorship election in Gombe State by suspected thugs. Etim confirmed the attack to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe. He said, “You have seen the pictures, yes the attack happened and we will get full details before going public.“We have started investigation because the attack happened in the night and it is too early to give details now.
The commissioner of police appealed to political stakeholders to guard the peace in the state and not create tension while carrying out their political activities in the state. He admonished the youth to stay away from engaging in any acts that could breach peace, law and order. He stated that the police would not tolerate any breach of peace, “as you are aware we recently arrested and paraded some hoodlums causing disturbance in the metropolis”.