PDP versus APC clash as 30 die in Borno bridge explosion on Monday


The People’s Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday locked horns on national issues, including renewed insurgency and insecurity in the country.

The PDP and the APC disagreed over national issues, just as no fewer than 30 people were killed and 35 injured in an explosion on a bridge at Gamboru, Borno State, on Monday.

Residents of the town, said an improvised explosive device was detonated on the bridge at 3pm on Monday in the market town of Gamboru, close to Cameroon.

A source at one of the United Nations agencies in Maiduguri, in a text message sent to the correspondent, stated, only nine persons were killed and 17 others injured in the explosion. The blast was heard around 3:30pm yesterday (Monday) on the Gamboru bridge. After the explosion, Nigerian military closed the bridge.”