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By Our Reporters
THE ward congresses of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, were marred by protests, violence yesterday, as the party chose its ward executives via consensus across the country.
Though largely peaceful, there were pockets of violence in some states just as Ogun State witnessed parallel congressss and emergence of parallel ward executives.
But the Chairman of Ogun APC Ward Congress Committee, Wale Onu, declared there was no parallel election of party executives in the 236 wards in the state.
The congresses were peaceful in Kano, Imo, Plateau, Edo, Borno and Nasarawa among other states.
One feared dead, several
others injured in Ekiti
Violence characterized the ward congresses of the APC held in Ekiti State, as one person was feared killed and many others injured.
Party faithful as early as 8am trooped out to the ward…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper