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PDP Asks Buhari To Investigate Rivers Boat Shooting


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed “shock and totally condemns the reported shooting of a civilian market boat ferrying foodstuff and other household goods, allegedly by a military helicopter in Dutch Island area of Rivers state”.

In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said it is “alarmed by reports of how the said military helicopter allegedly circled, targeted and shot at civilians, who were ferrying foodstuff and household items from Nembe-Bille jetty, in a bloody assault, in which the traders sustained gunshot wounds.

“Our party calls for an immediate and comprehensive investigation into the terrifying incident which has reportedly heightened apprehensions in the Niger Delta region.

“The PDP also calls for calm as the authorities unravel the circumstances surrounding the ugly incident”.

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