Atebubu NDC office burnt down

Atebubu NDC office burnt down

- A brawl ensued between supporters of the MP for the area, Sanja Nanja and the DCE Sampson Owusu believed to have been sparked by rumours of the latter being replaced

- There is tension among the youth of the area

- The Atebubu police say they are on the hunt for the rest of the people cited in the violence

Two people were arrested in connection with acts of vandalism that hit the Atebubu office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Tuesday.

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A brawl between supporters of Sanja Nanja, a Member of Parliament for the area and Sampson Owusu, the DCE, saw several people injured.

Supporters of the NDC are reported to have stormed the Atebubu constituency office in the Brong Ahafo and burnt it down.

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What sparked the scuffle is said to be rumours going round that Sampson Owusu has been replaced as DCE by one Eric Osei.

There has been some sort of tension and uneasiness in the district, especially for members of the Atebubu Traditional Council, some members of the NDC, as well as members of the Atebubu Youth Association.

Meanwhile, Chief Superintendent Joseph Dzinaku, the Police Commander for Atebubu Amantin, has told Adom News that there is calm in the town.

He said the police were on a man hunt for the rest of the people who are suspected to be accomplices in the violence.

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