Breaking: DSS, Police Take Over APC National Secretariat in Abuja as Intra-Party Crisis Deepens

Breaking: DSS, Police Take Over APC National Secretariat in Abuja as Intra-Party Crisis Deepens

  • Some aggrieved members of the ruling All progressives Congress are not happy with the result of the just concluded ward, LG and state congresses
  • In reaction, they have decided to express their grievances through planned protest and this did not go well with the leaders of the party
  • Following the news of the protest, they have however called in security forces, including the DSS to ground the entry and exit points of the APC national secretariat in Abuja

Abuja- Again the entry and exit points of the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s national secretariat located on Blantyre street in Abuja, have been barricaded with armed policemen in four patrol vans.

The Punch reports that the security operatives including the Department of State Service (DSS) were on the location to forestall a possible breakdown of law and order.

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BREAKING: DSS, Police grounds APC National Secretariat in Abuja
As the internal crisis deepens, on Wednesday, November 10, the leadership of the party held an emergency meeting at the Banquet Hall of Aso Villa. Photo credit: The Governor of Kaduna State
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It was gathered that the officers were hired following reports of a planned protest by aggrieved members of the party, who were not in support of the leadership structure regarding the conduct of the just concluded ward, local government and state congresses.

EXCLUSIVE: APC chieftain asks Bola Tinubu to contest for presidency in 2023

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Senator Ganiyu Olarenwaju Solomon has joined other associates of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to ask the former Lagos state governor to join the 2023 presidential race.

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Senator Solomon made his stance known while speaking to Legit.ng on the sidelines of a recent event hosted by the Tinubu Support Group in Abuja.

He said Tinubu's relationship with various individuals and groups across the country is enough for him to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket.

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Tinubu an epitome of change, loves Nigeria so much - APC chieftain

In a related development, the national secretary of Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation, an organisation that has been around for over a decade, says Tinubu is a rare gem who loves Nigeria so much.

Ibrahim who is also the special assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives on youth matters made the comment in an exclusive interview with Legit.ng in Abuja.

The APC chieftain was speaking on the 2023 presidential election and why he thinks the former governor of Lagos state, should join the race.

Source: Legit

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