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Violence erupted yesterday in a rally organised by Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The APC today has said it expressed regret over the violence that broke out at its campaign flag-off.
The APC has now assured Lagosians such incident would not repeat itself in any of their campaigns.
The party through Joe Igbokwe its Publicity Secretary said the incident that occurred yesterday was as a result of the disagreement between the two factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW in the state.
The result yesterday was the stabbing of Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo on the neck. MC Oluomo is a factional leader of NURTW in Oshodi area of Lagos. His supporters say that he is currently receiving treatment in the Hospital.
However, the APC said that they have no hands in the violence that happened yesterday.
The APC statement read: “History was again recorded in Ikeja today (yesterday) as Lagos APC opens its 2019 general election campaigns that clearly and eloquently sent signals out there that the owner of the house is still at home. The organisation, the crowd, the colours, the joy and fun added beauty and class to the carnival which was unprecedented in the history of Lagos politics.
“We only have our teeming supporters and the leadership of the party in the state to thank for displaying absolute trust, loyalty, commitment and affection for the party they have cherished for years and still continue to cherish till date.”