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PDP accuses APC of plotting to abduct its members in Bayelsa

10 May 2016, 17:30

Yenagoa - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Monday said it has uncovered plots by some powerful members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to arrest and abduct some of its major stakeholders in Nembe constituency One, Nembe Local Government Area of the state.

The party said reports at its disposal indicated that the APC had perfected the plan which it wants to carry out through intimidation and unwarranted arrests of party leaders and supporters in the area.

Also read: APC loses members to PDP in Bayelsa

The acting chairman of the party in the state, Cleopas Moses, at a press conference in Yenagoa, said he APC wants to a carry out the plan using an alleged report that some youths, presently in detention were sponsored by the PDP leaders to carry out violence during the recently-concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa State.

He said  the youths who have been arrested and detained at unknown locations are believed to have been made to sign written statements, implicating the PDP leaders and stakeholders, most of whom are serving and former top government functionaries, to pave the way for their arrest and abduction.

- News 24


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