The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries in Plateau for the chairmanship flagbearer, for the sake of the February 18 2018 Local Government Election was ended abruptly amid disruption by thugs.
It was divulged to Happenings.com.ng that hundreds of thugs invaded the venue of the election,in Kwall Stadium, commando style, beating and attacking electoral committee members of the PDP and officials of the party.
These thugs also destroyed cars and mutilated a member of the electoral committee, by cutting his ear in the violence.
The election which began on an optimistic note,turned violent when a misunderstanding ensued over the party chairman’s eligibility.
While Waptu’s eligibility to vote during the course of the exercise was challenged by some, others supported him .
Those in opposition of the chairman,said they did not recognize him as chairman of the party. On the other side of the divide, were those who supported his authority and insisted that he must vote.
The argument escalated into violence and thugs in their alarming numbers, prevailed upon the venue, according to our source.