Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Jonathan Was Not Attacked in Bayelsa - Police

 Source: tori.ng
The Bayelsa State Police Command have swiftly played down rumours that a former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan was attacked by suspected hired assassins.
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
The Bayelsa State Police Command on Monday debunked reports that former President Goodluck Jonathan was attacked in the state.
Earlier reports had stated that there was an attempt on the life of Jonathan by men suspected to be working for political enemies which instantly went viral on the social media.
The State’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Butswat Asinim, who spoke to a correspondent, said persons peddling the rumour were mischievous. Asinim said a group of hungry youths mistook a convoy of the former President for that of one of the governorship candidates in the forthcoming election in the state. Asinim said the youths traditionally followed the convoy, perhaps, for alms, only to discover it belonged to Jonathan.
“There was no attack on the former President. The youths mistook his convoy for a governorship candidate engaging in campaigns.
“But when they discovered on getting to the entrance of his house in Yenagoa that it was that of the President, they ran away. Some of them were arrested. They did not haul stones at the President’s convoy. They did not attack the convoy and no weapon was found on them,”
Asinim clarified.

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