Kabaka , Denco supporters call for Sack of Jarrett Tenebe led Exco, take over party secretariat


A group of youths led by Tony Adun have taken over the All Progressives Congress ,APC Secretariat in Benin demanding for the sack of the state exco led by acting Chairman, Jarret Tenebe over Saturday’s Party Primary .

The Youth led by Tony Adun popularly known has Kabaka forced their way into the offices and freely engaged in looting the furniture, bags of rice and other equipment, vowed to stay at building for seven days even with the presence of police.

The party primary produced three winners. The Chairman of Electoral Committee of the primary, Governor Hope Uzodinma announced Dennis Idahosa as winner, while returning officer, Stanley Ugboaja declared Monday Okpebholo as winner.

Also, Ojo Babatunde, who claimed to be representing the returning officers in all the local government declared Anamero Dekeri as the winner of the election.

Adun said that they were protesting against the conduct of the officials at Saturday’s primary election of the party which threw up three winners, noting that it was obvious the exco worked against the party.

He vowed that they would not leave the premises until the exco is dissolved. They also said that they would cook, eat and stay there for seven days.

Adun said, “It is clear that the party exco in the state are no longer working on the interest of the party so it is time for them to leave.

“We are here in solidarity with Hon. Dennis Idahosa who the party has nominated. We call on party members to back Idahosa’s candidacy in the governorship election in September.

“As you can see, we are here in large numbers, youths and women, to show our displeasure over the way the exco handled the election,” he added.

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