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Bayelsa APC ward chairmen protest in Abuja

21 April 2016, 18:31

Abuja - Ward chairmen from the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday stormed the party’s national secretariat in Abuja to protest the political appointments of some Bayelsa indigenes.

The chairmen demanded the reversal of the appointments, noting that they were done in bad faith.

The protesters carried placards with various inscriptions such as “Lokpobiri must go,” “Lokpobiri says APC is Boko Haram,” “Bayelsa APC says in Tiwei we trust,” among others.

Also read: Buhari intervenes in Bayelsa APC crisis

The ward chairmen, who were led by Jephthah Iyekuruwe, also urged the former Bayelsa State Governor, Timipre Sylva not to retire from politics with the political appointments meant for the APC members in the state.

They were, however, prevented from entering the party;s secretariat by armed policemen.

- News 24


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