Akure - The secretariat of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been taken over by men of the Nigerian Police, reports Sun.
The secretariat was literally turned to a shrine on Monday as aggrieved members of the party locked up the entrance of the building and placed fetish objects at the gate.
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The party is currently enmeshed in crisis over who should be the party's governorship candidate in the November 26 governorship election in the state, reporrts News 24
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Femi Joseph said officers were permanently stationed at the APC secretariat to prevent breakdown of law and order by members and non members of the party.
“Our men are there and they will remain there until peace finally returns to the party. We don’t want people to use advantage of the misunderstanding among members of the party to foment troubles in the state, hence the reason why we stationed our men there,” he stated.
- News 24