Bloodshed averted in Asaba as Ali’s wife, State PDP chairman bickers
By Austin Ogwuda, Asaba
IT was free for all at premises of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Asaba Friday following an alleged assault of the State party chairman, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi during a heated augment with the wife of the former PDP national chairman, Mrs. Marian Ali.
The show of shame took place Friday afternoon shortly before the arrival of the State governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan who came there for the formal presentation of 25 vehicles to all the local government chairmen of the party.
An eye witness said that Mrs. Ali had an altercation with the State party chairman, Chief Nwaoboshi over which seat she should sit upon as she was asked to vacate the chair reserved for the state deputy governor. She was reported to have allegedly rough handled and slapped Nwaoboshi twice before party loyalists pounced on her.
Nwaoboshi who spoke to our reporter said “despite the provocation, I did not reiterate even when she slapped me twice and tore my dress to shreds. She could have been lynched if not for my intervention and the elders of the party”.