There are reports that there has been shooting at the State APC Secretariat in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State.

Residents in the area say they heard gunshots around the vicinity of the party office.

A mob had cordoned off access to the Secretariat claiming that the there were attempts to manipulate the process.

Someone was shot at close range, according to reports reaching our news desk, but we cannot confirm if the victim was killed.

However, reports particularly on the social social say the victim may have breathed his last.

The Telegraph had been the first to report Wednesday morning that there were signs trouble might be looming within the Rivers APC .

Somehow, results are pouring in from the social media, suggesting that despite the crisis at the party secretariat congress may have held in some parts.


According to the information that has been received there were initial hints that a sudden change occurred in the composition of the membership of an 11-man panel despatched by the National Secretariat of the APC to handle congresses in Rivers State.

The discovery of the change made in the membership of the team and the alleged change in the chairmanship of the body appears to be responsible for the crisis.

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There are equally allegations that members of the Congress organising committee hopped into fast moving vehicles purportedly provided by core Amaechi loyalists on arrival in the State.