Nigeria's First Lady Patience Jonathan waves as she leaves a plane upon arrival to Abuja. ~ WOLE EMMANUEL
Abuja - Men believed to be aggrieved youths of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) interrupted a Benin rally hosted by Patience Jonathan yesterday when they tore down posters bearing the First Lady's face, PUNCH reports.
The incident, which took place at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, took place when the men allegedly climbed a fence where the banners were placed and proceeded to tear them in time for the First Lady's arrival.
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Policemen and youths wearing t-shirts bearing the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria logo accosted the suspects and swiftly whisked them away in a police vehicle.
Chris Nehikare, PR Secretary for the ruling party, suspects that the vandals may belong to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nehikare added that a thorough investigation would be conducted into the matter.
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