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Ondo Elections: Gunshots rattle APC governorship primary

Ondo Elections: Gunshots rattle APC governorship primary

Police officers and operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) reportedly clashed at the venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Ondo state.

According to The Cable, the exercise which peacefully kicked off around 1pm at the at the International Conference Center of The Dome, was almost disrupted when noise of gunshots rented the air.

Those present at the primary – delegates, party officials, and journalists were said to have scampered to safety.

However, amid the pandemonium, security team reportedly surrounded the ballot boxes.

Report said normalcy returned to the venue when it was discovered that the incident was a case of supremacy battle between security agencies.

There are about 3,000 delegates partaking in process.

Twenty-four aspirants are seeking the ticket of the party ahead of the November 26 election.


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