Just In: Ekiti APC governorship primary suspended indefinitely

Just In: Ekiti APC governorship primary suspended indefinitely

Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:41 pm

Ballot papers destroyed in Ekiti primary election

The All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial primary in Ekiti State has been suspended indefinitely following break down of law and order at the venue of the exercise.

The voting exercise in the governorship primary in Ekiti was disrupted by some protesters at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti, venue of the exercise.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters had alleged that attempts were being made by some party officials   to compromise the process.

The protest, which turned violent, led to party officials, aspirants and their followers as well as journalists to run for safety as gunshots were heard in and around the stadium.

The Director General of the Babafemi Ojudu Campaign Organisation, Chief Ranti Adebisi, also confirmed that there were suspicions that the election was being compromised.

It was gathered that Gov.  Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa, who is leading the team conducting the primary election announced the indefinite postponement of the exercise after meeting with the aspirants.

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