PDP Rivers Aspirants, Militants Carrying Coffins Block PDP National Secretariat

Ripples of the controversy following last Saturday’s congresses that elected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) State House of Assembly candidates continued Wednesday as hell was let loose at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when protesters from the Rivers State chapter of the party stormed the Wadata Plaza national secretariat of the party in protest against perceived injustice meted out to them during the primaries.

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The protesters who were mostly aggrieved aspirants and militants started arriving the secretariat as early as 7;30am and had taken over the entire premises even before the arrival of secretariat staff.

The protestants carrying various placards with inscription, “Wike can’t be our Governor”; “We want clearance to contest 2015 elections”; “Give us back our money”; “We are tired of two man state exco”; “Felix Obuh must go”; “Wike has bought the soul of River PDP” and “Criminals have been cleared to be PDP aspirants in River State” among others were displayed by the protesters who clustered and sang in front of the party secretariat.

The police looked on as there was the belief that some of the militants were carrying guns and other dangerous weapons

Author: News Editor

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