- An alleged plot to disrupt the ongoing APC registration exercise in a southeast state has been exposed
- According to the Imo state government, a group of people are planning to use sponsored thugs to cause problems at the event
- The Imo state commissioner for information said security agencies would ensure peace is maintained
A plot by some people to disrupt the All Progressives Congress (APC) registration exercise in Imo, has been uncovered by the state government.
In a report by Vanguard, the Imo state government on Monday, February 8, revealed that the group paid millions to sponsor thugs in order to interrupt the process from Tuesday, February 9.
Declan Emelumba, the Imo state commissioner for information and strategy, made this known to newsmen in Owerri.
According to the commissioner, the government has been made aware of the persons behind the alleged plot and the venues where their meetings were been held.
He went on to note that the security agencies have been duly informed to move into action, adding that anyone caught disturbing the peace during the registration exercise will be dealt with decisively.
Violence erupts at APC membership registration
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that members of the APC were on Wednesday, February 3, thrown into pandemonium as the party's membership registration turned violent in Kwara state.
Violence erupted in Ilorin when members of two factions of the ruling party clashed at the Banquet Hall of Government House.
The supporters attacked each other ahead of the registration exercise where a meeting was held to ensure things went smoothly.
PDP alleges APC forcefully registering people in Kano
In a related development, civil servants in Kano are being threatened by the ruling APC because of the ongoing party registration.
The allegation was made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Specifically, it alleged that the APC in the state is threatening civil servants to join the party or lose benefits like their salaries.
According to the party, this further exposed the level of public rejection that is now confronting the party.
Reactions as Nigerians spot 'errors' on Tinubu’s APC registration form
Similarly, some Nigerians spotted at least two errors in the registration form of APC national leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Tinubu, on Saturday, February 6, went out to partake in the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of his party. Pictures were taken which were later shared on social media.
In one of the pictures, many pointed out that the date the APC leader marks his birthday was wrong.