Bar Labaran Magaji Protest Over Fake Delegates In Nasarawa West
BY RABIU OMAKU-LAFIA
A contender of senator under the aegis of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa West senatorial district, Bar Labaran Magaji has protested the presence of fake list of delegates circulating in the venue of the party primaries at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK).
In a telephone interview with the aspirant precisely 10:48pm ,Bar Magaji accused the election committee chairman for conniving with the power that be by hiding delegates.
According to Magaji,”I got wind of the game plan of some heavyweight in the party and respected traditional ruler working against my aspiration,and I rushed to the venue to confirmed what is happening,that was when I met the Chairman of the election committee addressing fake delegates.
He in addition stated that the delegates of Toto and Nasarawa were in Lafia conducting House of Representatives primaries in the state capital,
“To my greatest surprise,went I met the election committee chairman he told me that he was acting on the names available in his list given to him by the national secretariat of the party”.
The aspirant explained that is ever ready to challenge any other person involved,he however hinted that he will remain in the party despite the total blackout by the electoral committee.
When asked of the presence of security operatives Bar Labaran Magaji averred that the number of army,police deployed to the venue surpass the number of delegates for the party primary..
Urging his supporters to remind calm and resolute to await any action from the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC.
Sources from the venue of the primary election of Senator Nasarawa West revealed that the venue was marred by gun shot as delegates run Helter skelter for their lives.