The just concluded local government congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC across the nation on Saturday, has produced two factional executives in Kogi State.
As early as possible on Saturday morning, all members of the All progressive Congress local government delegates converged for the congress held across the 21 local government areas of the state but however, following a parallel congress held at different venues simultaneously, another set of executives emerged.
NEWSBEAM haven gone round observed that while the process was ongoing, the Hady Ametuo-led faction also simultaneously held theirs at St Luke’s Model Primary School, Adankolo, where Usman Mamanlafia and Abubakar Nagogo Maiyaki emerged the factional chairman and secretary respectively in a 27-man executive, loyalists of Governor Yahaya Bello also converged at the Lafia, Okene venue of the Congress producing their own executives.
At the end of the exercise security men reportedly invaded the Adankolo venue of the Congress, seized the chairs and canopies hired by the organizers.
This was after security men allegedly dispersed the delegates, but not before the winners were announced.
The Adankolo faction is alleged to be loyal to the embattled state chairman of APC, Hady Ametuo.
The congress was supervised by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and in the presence of men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad.
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