The was a mild drama earlier yesterday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention in Abuja.
According to information gathered, trouble started after the group loyal to Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha, stormed the pavilion meant for Imo delegates.They asked those loyal to Eze Madumere, the deputy governor, to vacate the seats. The order was resisted, leading to fisticuffsas the private security guard of the governor called “Okorocha Good Governance ” descended on members of the group.
Hillary Eke, chairman of the anti-Okorocha faction, was forcefully thrown out of his seat alongside other members of the executives.After attacking members of the deputy governor’s faction, they moved straight to where Hillary Eke, chairman of the anti-Okorocha faction was and ejected himafter initial resistance.
The leadership of the party acknowledged Eke as chairman of Imo chairman, an action that pitched Okorocha against John Oyegun, the immediate past national chairman of the party.The aggrieved APC members engaged in battle as President Muhammadu Buhari was reading his speech at the convention.