Thugs set five PDP campaign vehicles ablaze in Enugu
Five vehicles branded with the pictures of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State were late Sunday evening set ablaze in Enugu.
Three Sienna buses were completed razed while two coaster buses were also burning when men of the Enugu fire Service arrived to put out the fire.
A witness said the vehicles were parked at an artist’s shop near Tickles, Ogui New Layout, where they were being branded when the arsonists attacked.
They allegedly used gun powder to set the fire.
The resultant explosion reportedly attracted residents who called in the fire service.
A chieftain of the party, Dan Nwomeh, also confirmed the development.
“Three Sienna buses completely razed down. Two coaster buses almost gutted before the arrival of the state fire service. Who is doing this?” Mr Nwomeh lamented
Police spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the incident.
He said the police have launched an investigation into the matter. He, however, said the cause of the inferno is yet unknown.
“Enugu state command of the Nigeria police force have commenced a full scale investigations into a fire outbreak that occurred on Sunday at about 8pm at a printing workshop located at WTC Ogui new layout axis of the state