Tension in Benue as thugs destroy home of David Mark’s ally (photos)

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– Home of David Mark’s supporter has been set ablaze by suspected political thugs

– The home of Chief Paul Amanyi was attacked after the thugs allegedly discovered electoral materials meant for the senatorial election rerun there

House of David Mark's ally destroyed

The home of Chief Paul Amanyi was set ablaze by political thugs.

While the Benue South senatorial rerun election is still ongoing, an ugly incident has reportedly happened in Okpokwu local government area of the state.

According to The Punch, the home of the clan head of Ehicho-Ugwu, Okpoga, Chief Paul Amanyi, has been set ablaze by suspected political thugs believed to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

House of David Mark's ally destroyed

The house belongs to the clan head of Ehicho-Ugwu, Chief Paul Amanyi.

The home of the chief, who is a known supporter of Senator David Mark, was attacked after the thugs allegedly discovered electoral materials meant for the senatorial election rerun there.

House of David Mark's ally destroyed

The thugs allegedly discovered electoral materials meant for the senatorial election rerun there.

House of David Mark's ally destroyed

Earlier today, suspected political thugs stabbed an agent working for the APC with broken bottle.

The attack took place at Idabi polling booth at Otukpi-Icho when the victim was escorting a ballot box in company of some officials of the Independent Electoral Commission from their office in Otukpo.

Meanwhile, David Mark, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the ongoing senatorial district election rerun, has already exercised his franchise.

The senator and his wife voted at Otukpo Club polling unit in Otukpo Township Ward 1 at about 10.58am this morning.

Source:Naij