The All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leader in ward 8 Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state, has landed in a hospital after he was brutally attacked by unknown thugs.

It was gathered that the victim identified as comrade Emeka Ihu was attacked on Saturday night while trying to prevent the miscreants from destroying the APC billboard of the House of Representatives candidate for Eleme /Tai /Oyigbo federal constituency, Hon Gift Okere.

He was beaten mercilessly and also stabbed in the eye during the horrifying attack that left him injured.

He was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he is currently being treated.


His friends and party members are calling on the security agencies to as a matter of fact swing into action and apprehend those responsible.