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BREAKING: Violence breaks out at Ekiti APC primary, ballot boxes missing

The governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has been stalled due to eruption of violence.

Some agents of aspirants alleged that the process was compromised as ineligible delegates were allowed to vote.

There was sporadic shooting by security personnel to ensure calm.

Efforts by the Chairman of the organising committee, Governor Al-Makura of Nasarawa, to call the primaries to order was unsuccessful as at the time of filing this report at 5.00PM Nigerian time.

Two former governors and three former senators are among the about 30governorship aspirants testing their popularity in Saturday’s primaries.

The journey so far has been rancorous, although contenders had at a meeting with party leaders committed to a peaceful exercise.

 

More to follow…

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