- Before the arrival of at the PDP rally at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) in Lagos, some hoodlums were seen triggering confusion and violence
- Following the ensuing mayhem, some PDP supporters who came to witness the rally fled the venue for safety
- However, before the situation degenerated into complete disorder, some security officials intervened
Reports have it that a set of hoodlums made moves to trigger trouble during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) in Lagos.
There was an uproar among some youths who were throwing objects and chairs at themselves close to where PDP chieftains were seated.
While it was not known what led to the mayhem, supporters of the party who came for the rally fled the venue as security officials intervened to save the situation from degenerating.
The Nation reports that it all started when PDP flags were being presented to candidates for National Assembly positions.
Concerning the development, the MC of the event said: “I can see some people are here to foment trouble. Those who have come here to disturb this place will be treated as criminals.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that following the huge welcome received by the PDP's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in Kano state, the party's chairman,
Secondus and another party chieftain, former Kano state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, declared that it is over for the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, the Cable reports.
Addressing the thousands of youths who attended the rally in Kano, Kwankwaso, popularly known as Kwankwasiyya, said the state belongs to PDP.
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