Two Injured As Gunshots Disrupt Factional APC Congress In Osun
At least two persons have sustained injuries from gunshots fired by some unidentified persons who invaded the venue of the state Congress organised by a faction of All Progressives Congress in Osogbo, Osun State.
In a report by Punch, the incident happened around 12.50pm after the congress organised by Osun Progressives, a faction of APC backed by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had commenced the process of electing new executives.
A car with about five occupants that were armed with guns was seen driving along Osogbo/Gbongan Road towards the entrance to the venue of the Congress.
The vehicle was eventually prevented from advancing to the entrance to the venue of the Congress held at Ladsol Bus Stop, Ogo Oluwa, Osogbo, by another group leading to an exchange of gunshots between the two groups.
After the incident, two people were discovered to have been injured.
Also, in a bid to prevent the suspected thugs from invading the venue, operatives of Nigeria Security Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) shot sporadically into the air.
The incident, which happened around 1pm, caused pandemonium in the area.
While many party members scampered for safety, others sustained injuries during the pandemonium.