Congress of the People’s Democratic Party’s north west zone in Kaduna has ended in chaos after supporters of major contenders clashed.
Ballot boxes were destroyed in the chaos, correspondents in Kaduna say.
The major contenders for the position of National Vice Chairman for north west zone include Senator Bello Hayatudeen Gwarzo, Aminu Wali and a preferred candidate of former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
Party members for the congress fled in the wake of the chaos. Photo Ibrahim Yaba
It was not clear as at the time of filing this report who sent the thugs to disrupt the congress.
Supporters of major contenders clashed, leaving the congress in chaos. Photo by Ibrahim Yaba
Correspondents say thugs took over the venue just before the start of voting.
They snatched and damaged ballot boxes forcing many to flee.