Thugs allegedly sponsored by the opposition People’s Democratic Party in Omala local government area of Kogi State today met stiff resistance from youths in the area when they (thugs) attempted to disrupt APC stakeholders meeting in the area.
The meeting according to eye witnesses was called by the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Omale local government area to forge a united front ahead of the forthcoming council polls in the state.
The meeting which was attended by major stakeholders in the local government, including the Member representing Omala in the state House of Assembly, Prince Collins, the Local Government APC Chairman, Akor Adaidu and other party executive, ended with the adoption of Honourable Aboh Ibrahim popularly known as “Ajebuweneje”. as Chairmanship consensus candidate along with 11 others for Councillorship positions. Aboh is a loyal party man who was once APC Youth leader in the LG. His efforts along with others produced the first APC Assembly member after 17 years. Omala is the LG of Former Governor Ibrahim Idris.
However, thugs identified to be members of the PDP in the area, who hitherto saw Hon. Abuh as a threat stormed the venue of the meeting with the intention of disrupting the peaceful gathering.
They were however stopped and sent away.
The Zonal Chairman of the APC, Hon. Ahmed Attah was also on ground to witness the meeting and adjudged it to be fair and transparent.
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