9th October, 2021
Thugs have attacked Mr. Waziri Enwongulu, the Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC) of Wakama ward, Nasarawa State.
Enwongulu while narrating his ordeal on Saturday in Wakama when officials of APC and stakeholders visited him, said that he don’t know why the unidentified men attacked him and burnt his brother’s house.
“It was around 1.10 a.m today that I heard some voices at my door that I should come out or they will set my elder brother’s house ablaze including me.
“When I came out of the house, I saw four people with knives, cutlasses and big sticks.
“They told me that APC changed the result of Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Wakama ward.
“They asked me to lay down and I complied, and they beat me to coma.
“When I laid down, two of the men were guarding me and the other two went and set my elder brother’s (Mr. Paul Angbazo) house that I am living in ablaze.
“As you can see, everything was burnt but I thank God for saving my lifee,” he said.
Enwongulu said that the thugs also threatened to kill him.
“They asked me to call Dr. James Angbazo, the former APC gubernatorial candidate that I should tell him my last word on earth.
“And when I called his (Angbazo) number, he did not pick and they asked me again to call any of my brothers to tell him that they will kill me,” he added.
He said that the unidentified men also asked him to give them money “but I told them that I have no money”.
While sympathizing with Enwongulu, Mr. Usman Gboble, the Chairman of APC in the area, urged him to continue to be prayerful.
He said that the party would report the incident to the appropriate authority for necessary action.
TThe party chairman and other stakeholders of the party also officially informed the Aren Akun, Alhaji Usman Galadima Umbugadu, and the District Head of Wakama, Mr Adams Makka-Nangba, about the attack.
The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission had on October 7 declared that the APC has won all the 13 chairmanships and 147 councillorship positions in the local government election conducted on Oct. 6.