The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Benue State chapter, election of executive members which held yesterday at the Aminu Isa Kontagoral complex in Makurdi was marred by the presence of an unidentified thug who stormed the venue and shot sporadically into the air shortly after voting commenced. Dailypost report.
The thug was however arrested but later got released by police officers on grounds yet to be ascertained.
In regard to the rude interruption at the venue, the election was cancelled. But unknown to most of the members of the congress, another poll was ongoing at Apir part of Makurdi, close to the Federal Medical Centre along Otukpo road.
It was learnt that the thug decided to scare members of the congress away by shooting into the air when he realized that one of the candidates, Comrade Amya M was leading in the vote.
Members of the Congress were worried by the release of the thug who disrupted the voting process. They called on the Police to carry out proper investigation on the matter.