Unknown Thugs Bandishing Guns Disrupts APC Cross River State Congress
Unknown political thugs brandishing weapons have disrupted the peaceful congress organised by the members of All progressive Congress in Cross River state yesterday being 16th of the Month May 2019, they stormed the meeting and scattered everything about the exercise.
A witness given testimony, who disclosed his identity as Ibor, told a reporter that thugs apparently an agent of political thugs, stormed the venue shouting and shooting into the air adding that ” no minister no Congress”
The saddened developer according to the organizers forced them to scheduled another date for the APC congress in Cross River state.
The Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area Congress Committee Mr. Owan Kenneth, who spoke to newsmen has few words to describe the interruption said, “there was violence in the venue of the exercise.”
“The situation became serious as some unknown armed gunmen stormed the venue and started shooting sporadically.
“The environment was not conducive any longer so we agreed with stakeholders who signed that the exercise should be put on hold and materials returned for save custody with the police until a new date is fixed”.
The Chairman, Mr Kenneth added that the thugs went as far as attacking the nearest police station in the area, which is not far from where the Congress was meant to take place, also threw pockets of stones at the police building, thereby breaking the doors and windows of the police station attacked in the Cross Rivers APC congress.
“One vehicle was seriously vandalized as well”, he said.
NIGERIA NEWS can report that the Yakurr Local Government Area is the home of the minister from the state,, Mr Usani Uguru Usan.