Abuja - A detachment of armed police personnel on Tuesday took over the national secretariat of the Labour Party in Abuja, reports NewsDay.
The police action follows intelligence reports that a former national chairman of the party, Dan Nwanyanwu has allegedly recruited armed political thugs to forcefully remove the incumbent National Chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam.
The fully armed policemen took positions in and around the premises.
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Nwanyanwu and party leaders have been at war since he voluntarily resigned his appointment on 5 December 2014 to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Nwanyanwu, has, however, denied planning to recruit armed political thugs to forcefully remove Abdulsalam.
He noted that he voluntarily resigned and should not be linked to any problem in the party.
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- News 24