Makurdi - Some persons suspected to be political thugs on Tuesday attacked a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State, Johnson Agada reports Daily Trust.
The incident happened at a hotel in Makurdi, the state capital.
While Agada escaped unhurt, one of his associates was, however, unlucky as the thugs inflicted bodily injuries on him.
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Agada alleged that the attackers were led by the state chairman of the APC, Abba Yaro.
The attack stemmed from the tussle for transition chairmanship position of Ogbadibo Local Government area where the party chairman hails form.
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