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PDP in shock as unknown gunmen open fire on delegation to national convention (photos)

by 13/08/2017 18:12:00 0 comments 1 Views

- PDP says it wants an investigation into the matter

- The members shot at were part of a delegation from Lagos state

- Available pictures showed a bus riddled with bullet holes

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried an attack on some of its members who were on their way to Abuja for its national convention this weekend.

The opposition party says it is shocked at the incident and has called for an investigation into the matter.

PDP decries attack on delegation to national convention

The bus was riddled with bullet holes on the front windscreen

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“We also received with shock, the attack by gunmen on some PDP delegates from Lagos state, who were on their way to attend the Convention.

“This is sad and unfortunate. We call on the security agencies to investigate the matter and bring perpetrators to book.

PDP decries attack on delegation to national convention

View from inside the car showing the bullet-ridden windscreen

“We sympathize with the victims of this barbaric attack and call on our members in Lagos and other states to remain resolute and undeterred.”

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported earlier that Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the chairman of National Caretaker Committee of the PDP said there were five failed attempts to stop today's non-elective national convention of the party.

Makarfi disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 75th PDP National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party held at the party's national Secretariat on Friday, August 11 in Abuja.

He said that the purpose of the meeting was to enable the NEC members to review all the happening across the country.

Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of PDP women lamenting the state of the nation under the ruling APC

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