Gunmen Invade Ekwulobia, Disrupt APGA Primary Election
- by Expresgist
There were palpable tension on Wednesday, after gunmen invaded Ekwulobia Township Stadium, a venue for Anambra South senatorial primary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA.
The gunmen believed to be political thugs, also succeeded in disrupting the exercising after firing some shots into the air.
However, police team immediately dispersed the hoodlums with teargas and releasing several gunshots into the air.
Meanwhile, APGA has 3 major contenders in the race after disqualifying the CEO of Capital Oil, Dr. Ifeanyi Uba.
Uba was disqualified on the ground that he does not obtain a waiver to contest the election despite joining the party few months ago after dumping the People’s Democratic Party.
The three aspirants include the wife of late Igbo warlord, Bianca Ojukwu, Nicholas Ukachukwu and Mbazulike Ikenna.