APC Rally: NURTW chieftain declared wanted

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Lagos started off peacefully on Tuesday, until the arrival of a rival group.

Then clash ensued. Two people lost their lives, while three journalists sustained bullet injuries.

Two persons have been arrested in connection with the incident, and one declared wanted.

Authorities of the Lagos State Police Command have now declared one Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo wanted

for attempting to disrupt the APC rally held at Skypower Ground, Ikeja, on January 8, 2019.

Police PRO, Chike Uti, in a statement forwarded to Bounce News, said Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, an

NURTW chieftain, came to the rally with a group of people and were identified at the entrance as supporters of the party.

“However, at the tail end of the event, Seigo and his group for a reason yet to be determined, violently engaged other supporters of the party.

“In the ensuing melee, one MC Oluomo, another NURTW chieftain, was stabbed and was rushed to EKO Hospital where he is currently recuperating while two

other victims of the attack were taken to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for treatment.

“The crisis was quickly contained by policemen at the venue.

“It will be recalled that a few hours before the rally started, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, held a meeting with the leaders of the National Union of Road Transport

Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association and other affiliate groups where all the parties agreed to eschew violence before, during and after the electioneering.

“It was therefore surprising that a prominent member of NURTW would attempt to violently disrupt a peaceful political rally,” the statement read.

Uti said the Lagos Police Command wishes to encourage members of the public with useful information on the

whereabouts of Mustapha Adekunle popularly known as Seigo to report such at a nearest police station.

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