One Dead As Violence Rocks APC Secretariat In Rivers
One person was on Friday, conformed dead after a violent attack on the Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) located at the Old Government Residential Area in Port Harcourt, Rivers.
The attack began while party members aspiring for various positions at the Ward levels had come to the party secretariat to pick their forms.
A Ward Chairmanship aspirant who spoke with newsmen said that trouble occurred after a long wait by the aspirants.
“As you can see, most of us that are vying for different positions in our wards are here to pick the form but nobody is here to address us.
“We were told that sales of forms will commence by 3 pm but up till 5:30pm we didn’t see anybody attending to us,” he alleged.
The Rivers Command of the Nigerian Police quickly intervened by deploying tear-gas to stop further destruction of the party’s secretariat.
Gun shots were fired into the air to scare riotous members and in the process one death was recorded.