Nigerians have yet to hear the last about the leadership crises that gave assailed the All Progressives Congress (APC) in recent times.
A fresh twist has been added to the rash of actions and counteractionz as policemen believed to be acting on the order of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Tuesday morning barricaded the entrance to party’s national secretariat.
Though a detachment of police has been keeping vigil at the secretariat since a few days back, a team of policemen, according to reports, however, arrived at the Secretariat Tuesday about 10.50am and packed a vehicle to block the entrance gate.
The policemen did not disclose their mission nor the authority on which they were acting.
The Police have directed the party security men to lock the entrance gate.
A party source disclosed that the policemen, acting on higher authority, were instructed not to allow party officials including the Hillard Eta – led NWC members to enter the premises.
The source added that a factional acting national chairman, Victor Giadom, was at the Force Headquarters early Tuesday morning to seek the intervention of the Inspector General to enforce his court order, which directed him to act as the national chairman.
As at 11.10 am, a detacthment of security operatives in the garb of ‘Special Force’ on motorbike was seen strategically stationed around the entrance to the party secretariat.
As at the time of filling this report, no member of the NWC was present at the party secretariat. Victor Giadom was also not at the secretariat.
This came on the heels of Monday meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC governors.
President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted to have said that a solution to the crises was on the way and would soon crystallise.
It is expected that a meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) may soon be convened where, with the president in attendance, all the contending issues would be resolved.