The violence currently enraging at the surrounding of the Bayelsa state government house, is connected to the Bayelsa State PDP primaries for Ekeremo constituency two, scheduled to hold today.
Some are reported to have been feared, many injured as angry protesters, comprising some of the aspirants and constituents, were teargassed by men of the police force, in their bid to wave off, the protesters, who were said to be causing serious panic at the Bayelsa Goverent gate, demanding for a free, fair party primaries.
Reports from the scene, reveals that some persons have been rushed to nearby hospitals while some others, are being taken to close-by pharmacists.
The Bayelsa PDP had earlier postponed the elections and scheduled it for today, due to what they described as disagreement amongst stakeholders, but all seems not to be going well.
The constituency in question, is same area with President Buhari’s state minister of Agriculture, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, and the APC is said to be flying a candidate with efficient home support.
The protesters are clamouring against imposition and are demanding for a fair primaries.
The protesters also resisted attempts by the umpire to conduct the elections inside the state Government house, as they fingered plot to impose a female aspirant, an alleged close ally to the state Governor.
More drama soon….