The Nigerian police force has reportedly discovered a bomb hidden in the PDP secretariat in Ebonyi state.
Ebonyi State Police command revealed that the Improvised Explosive Device, IED was found at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Secretariat along Abakaliki Enugu Expressway.
The discovery of the bomb led to an emergency security meeting summoned by Governor David Umahi at the State Executive Council chambers, Government House, Abakaliki. Addressing the newsmen after the Security Council meeting, Governor David Umahi disclosed that the discovery of the IED came to him as a shock and expressed dismay over desperation of the opposition to cease power at all cost in the forthcoming general election come 2019.
Governor Umahi alleged that all available security briefs from the Commissioner of Police and other security chiefs in the state were reflective of the desperation of some persons in the opposition party.
Our suspects are the desperate opposition people who have become jobless and aggressive ahead of the 2019 general election because they think they can ceasepower by all means. I have directed the security chiefs to make full scale investigation into the incident and report to their various headquarters while we as government will report to Mr. President”.