Factions distrupt APC State Congress

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Sate Congress venues of the ruling All Progressives Congress were battle frowns in Kano and Ogun state even as the exercise was called off in Oyo over irreconciliable differences.

In Kano, security made tried to seal off the Sani Abacha Youth Centre, proposed venue for a parallel congress of the APC in Kano State and prevent the event from holding .

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The security agents, who turned back journalists at the gate of the centre, said they were given instruction to take over the place and stop any gathering.

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That effort however proved futile as the organizers tactically shifted  the parallel congress to Janguza area of Kano state where Alhaji Ahmadu Danzago emerged as chairman.

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He is of the faction of Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano.

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Danzago was Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change. His mobilisation skills fetched President Muhammadu Buhari the over 2 million votes he secured in Kano in 2015 election.

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The interim caretaker chairman, Abdullahi Abbas  is however expected to be declared winner of the congress attended by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as he is unopposed based on the consensus arrangement by the APC stakeholders in the state on Thursday.

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In Ogun State, hoodlums invaded  and tried to disperse delegates at the Amosun faction congress at the Ake Palace grounds in Abeokuta. Another Congress held at the Moshood Abiola Stadium attended by Governor Dapo Abiodun.

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