Niger - The deputy governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ibeto, was ordered out of the state council meeting by the state governor Babangida Aliyu, Punch reports.
The deputy was reportedly asked to leave the meeting following his defection from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The governor who accused his deputy of referring to him as a thief during some of his campaigns threatened not to preside over the council meeting unless the deputy leaves.
The deputy governor was said to have hurriedly left for his office and parked his valuables after Aliyu allegedly threatened to use the security agents against him.
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