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Armed Thugs Disrupt Edo APC Rally in Jattu, Etsako West LGA

11:40 Aug 26 2020 Jattu, Nigeria

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On August 26, 2020, armed persons suspected to be thugs Wednesday disrupted an early morning All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Jattu, Etsako West local government area with sporadic gunshots that led to the party leaders and enthusiasts hurriedly leaving the venue.

However the APC later in the evening were able to reconvene at the ward to continue its ward to ward campaigns in Edo north senatorial district.

The APC has alleged that the suspected gunmen were sponsored by the state Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shiabu and that the he has hired and provided logistics for thugs to disrupt APC activities, an allegation he has since denied.

The suspected thugs were chanting war songs and insisted that that APC would not hold its rally in the place which is the area of Shaibu.
The APC has reported the incident to the Commissioner of Police and will follow that with a petition to the IGP for the investigation of Philip Shaibu’s activities in Edo North.
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