By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Pandemonium broke out at the Osun State Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) following sporadic gunshot as some thugs attacked members of the party.
It was gathered that some political thugs had burgled into some shops selling bottled drinks around the APC secretariat and took bottles to attack each other.
Party members who were at the premises of the Secretariat located at Ogo-Oluwa area of Osogbo run helter-skelter for their safety.
The appeal committee who are at the building for their assignment were rescued by security agents.
Shops, businesses located in the area were shut down as fear erupted among the resident of the area.
The Osun State police spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the gunshot said that orderliness has been restored in the area adding that gunshot at the police had to shut into the air to dispersed the thugs that were at the secretariat to disrupt the peace.
“The thugs tried to attack some people with bottle.”
APC in Osun has been engulfed by crisis since 8am on Saturday when some members of the party stormed the secretariat to submit petitions on the recently conducted ward congresses to the committee.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola had earlier ordered security operatives to take over the party secretariat following clashes where a man identified as Ajetunmobi sustained injury.