Aggrieved Members, especially youths, of the ruling All Progress Congress, (APC) in Kogi State have taken over the streets of Mopa, Mopamuro Local Government area of Kogi state demanding that the APC House of Assembly primaries be conducted under a free, fair and credible atmosphere.

The protest according to DAILY POST findings on Thursday made the APC primary be put on hold over fear of break down of law and order in the Local Government.

DAILY POST gathered that trouble started when news filtered in that the local government chairman, Sunday Moses Alumo, has ordered that materials meant for the exercise be diverted to his personal residence.

This according to sources in the party made enraged party members to swing into action immediately, by barricading roads and threatening brimstone and fire.

They allegedly accused the Council boss of being biased, noting that, he already had an anointed candidate to pick the APC ticket in Mopamuro Local Government.

DAILY POST further gathered that,
vehicle conveying the Council boss and a serving House of Assembly member were blocked by the enraged APC members.

A leader of the party who spoke with DAILY POST under the condition of anonymity appealed to Governor Yahaya Bello and security agencies to wade in to forestall breakdown of law and order.

Hr pleaded that Governor Bello prevail on the Local Government chairman to take the election materials to the secretariat, instead of his personal residence.

A resident, Lekan Abiodun, confirmed that the materials have been moved to the police station in Mopa while the rampaging youths have divided themselves into two groups to stop any undemocratic move.

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