Some foreign delegates have lamented the ill-treatment
they received at the ongoing national convention of the
ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) currently taking
place at Eagles Square, Abuja.
In a video in circulation which was sighted by Oniftv, a foreign delegate from Canada, said they
arrived at the venue of the convention as early as 7 am
but were not allowed admittance as at 1 pm.
He said they were asked to be in the queue but were
beaten while some of them have their phones stolen.
“They sent us an e-mail that we should come by 7’o clock
in the morning. We were there at 7 am. Later, they sent
another e-mail that we should come at 9 am. They gave
us a tag, took us on a bus. We went round all this place for
almost one hour. They couldn’t let us in”.
“They finally told us to form a line. We got on the line.
They started beating us, stealing our phones. As I am
talking to you, we are still standing outside. Just look at
what they are doing to foreign delegates. This is very
unacceptable and the government has to know this. I
came all the way from Canada and this is what we are