Police intervene as crisis rocks APC primary in Enugu

The governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Enugu State has been rocked with crisis following disagreement by the two factions laying claim to the leadership in the state.

The disagreement led to the destruction of the public address system on Sunday, while the rear gate leading to the mini-stadium of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and venue of the event was destroyed by protesters.

The protesters who wanted to force themselves into the venue were dispersed with teargass and gunshots.

One the factions led by Mr Ben Nwoye, who is recognised by the national leadership of the party, while the other factor is supported by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffery Onyeama is led by Chief Okey Ogbodo.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that at the centre of the crisis is the authentic list of delegates for the exercise.

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Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, while addressing the…

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