A violent clash in Rivers State between Peoples Democratic Party members and All Progressives Congress members has left one man burnt to death. Mr. Ofinjite Amachree, popularly known as ‘Kalampo’ has been burnt to death during a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Buguma, headquarters of Asari-Toru local government area of Rivers State.
According to LeadershipNG, the incident occurred at the new Health Centre area built by the immediate past administration of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, for the community, while the victim, Kalampo was identified as a stalwart of the APC.
Giving graphic details about the incident, a resident of the Buguma, who spoke on the condition of anonymity said, “We don’t really know what caused the fight but what we know is that it is a clash between the APC and PDP. There were series of gun shots so we had to take cover in our house. One guy popularly known as Kalampo, who I think is an APC member was killed and burnt. As I speak with you, there is tension in entire community.”
The incident was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Ahmad Kadiya Muhammad.