The All Progressive Congress, APC registration and revalidation exercise in parts of Anambra State turned violent on Friday after some members of the registration exercise were attacked in some Local Government Areas of the state. It was being reported that the APC registration had turned bloody in Anambra.
Vanguard reports that the in Orumba North Local Government Area, the exercise turned violent in the Local Government Area. It was reported that alleged thugs attacked members of the Registration and Revalidation Committee for Orumba North Local Government and injured the APC Local Government Youth Leader and Member of Orumba North Supervisory Committee, Mr Ejike Kanu who is also a member of the committee.
An eye witness told Vanguard that violence erupted in Ajalli when some thugs stormed the distribution centre in the presence of the State Caretaker Chairman Chief Basil Ejidike and National Registration Committee Members, who came to know why the materials were yet to get to the polling units, attacked Mr Ejike Kanu who has for the past two days refused to be compromised or allow the materials to be diverted.
Ejike Kanu said they were instructed not to allow anybody take control of the Materials.
Explaining how the APC registration turned bloody in Anambra, one source said the State Caretaker Chairman and Members of the National Registration Committee were not left out as thugs manhandled them in their bid to stop them from destroying the Materials and attacking Ejike Kanu.
Kanu it was gathered had been rushed to an undisclosed hospital, where he is receiving medical treatment.
It was gathered that on account of the apprehension that the registration materials for Oyi Local Government were still with the Registration committee because of fear of violence and attac.
The materials for Ogbaru Local Government were still at the Atani Police Station and have not been distributed.
Onitsha North it was gathered is yet to receive their materials as some thugs have sworn to disrupt the exercise if the materials are not handed over to them.