THREE committee members for the ward congress of the All Progressive Congress in Delta State have escaped being lynched by indignant aspirants.
The event, it was learnt, compelled APC stakeholders to name for a postponement of the train in state to permit hundreds of aspirants, who paid for types to gather and return similar.
The PUNCH gathered that there was confusion on the social gathering secretariat in Asaba on Thursday night, as lots of of indignant aspirants throughout the state, who besieged the place with financial institution tellers, left with out getting their types.
Many aspirants expressed frustration over their incapacity to gather types.
Nevertheless, the three-man committee was mentioned to have escaped being lynched by aggrieved aspirants.
Mr George Egbe, who heads the committee, lamented that upon his staff’s arrival in Asaba from Abuja, he was met by an aide to the state Chairman, Nick Ovuakporie, who requested that the supplies be given to him for safe-keeping.
He mentioned his staff was threatened by one Fortunate Ajos after he refused their request to take possession of ward congress supplies.
Egbe mentioned the chief of the police escort staff from Abuja ordered them to take away their belongings from the automobile at gunpoint and zoomed off with the supplies.
He mentioned, “We had been later knowledgeable that solely three luggage of the six luggage containing the supplies for the election had been dumped on the social gathering’s secretariat late that night time.
“We bought clearance from APC headquarters to start sale of types on July 24, however ran out of types on July 26, and the additional types promised by the APC nationwide headquarters to make up for the scarcity is but to reach.
“As at at present, twenty ninth July, hundreds of tellers had been introduced to me and there have been no types to situation out. In the reason for explaining, violence erupted; we needed to escape to keep away from being lynched.”
The APC ward congress is billed to start on the July 31 nationwide.
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