The All Progressives Congress in Cross River state has released a statement on the assassination attempt made on the life of its candidate in the upcoming Guber elections in the state, Venatius Ikem.
In a statement titled ‘Ayade’s Shameful show of force’ signed by the acting chairman of the state chapter of the party, John Ochala, the party revealed that several of its members were left with life-threatening injuries after the attack. The statement read;
“News got to us about the disruption of a civil function of one of our own, Barr. Vena Ikem at the APC Party Secretariat Obudu, the occasion was his formal declaration to aspire for the seat of Governor of Cross River State in 2019.