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Five [5] APC chieftains hospitalised after violent attack at stakeholders meeting

5 Chieftains of the All Progressive Congress (APC) who sustained serious injuries during the recent violent attack at the stakeholders meeting of the Kwara state chapter have been hospitalised.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that those hospitalized include; Alhaji Dantala Yaro, the state treasurer, Wahab Adeshina, a member of the board of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mallam Lai Karatu, a youth leader
Alhaja Sidi Gidado, biological mother to the state’s women leader, Salihu Elepo.

It was gathered that the victims received a sympathy visit from the state party’s caretaker committee chairman, Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa.

During his visit, Bolarinwa stated, “I am happy that they are all okay and reacting to treatment.”


The Kwara chapter of the party, APC, has been embroiled in crisis over leadership position, this in turn led to the violence that erupted at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Ilorin, ahead of the party’s membership registration exercise, with party members seen throwing chairs at each other as they engaged in a free for all brawl.

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