Thugs on Saturday evening attacked the Benin residence of Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the APC National Chairman, Simon Egbebulam.
The statement reads as thus; ”Security operatives and youths of the APC in Edo state on Friday repelled an attack by thugs suspected yo be loyal to the state government at the residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in Okorotun Street, Government Reservation Area, Benin City,” he said.
“Oshiomhole came for the purpose of a function that took place in Protea hotel which was his aim of coming to Benin City from Abuja.
“While he was away on the function, some thugs believed to be in the other camp, blocked the entrance to his residence, fanning the embers of war.
“Security men on ground dislodge the hoodlums from gaining entrance into the residence. Brave APC youths also resisted the thugs who took to their heel.” the statement added.