All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Benue South Senatorial District Alhaji Usman Abubakar aka Young Alhaji, said yesterday that hoodlums set his house ablaze in Otukpo.

He said the incident happened about 3am yesterday.

He described those who carried out the act as his political opponents.

According to the former Deputy Governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, the hoodlums stormed his Fair Wind Avenue in Otukpo and set his house on fire.

He said a building attached to the gatehouse was burnt and property worth millions destroyed.

Abubakar said he reported the incident to security agencies though police were yet to issue a statement at press time.