The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has assumed a dangerous dimension.
The private residence of a chieftain of the party, Chief Francis Inegbeneki, was bombed in Benin City.
Thee attackers, it was gathered struck around 3 am with two hand grenades .
This resulted in serious damage to his building and a motor vehicle parked in the compound located in the Government Reservation Area of Benin, off Ihama.
No one was hurt in the attack.
The news of the attack was broken to APC faithful at a rally hosted by Chief Inegbeneki at Opoji, to receive PDP defectors from the five local government areas of Esan Central Senatorial district of the state.
Reacting, Chief Inegbeneki, said he received the information with a rude shock.
He said “Frankly, I am short of words, it must have been politically motivated. After this successful political rally, I am going to Benin to assess the damage.
Inegbeneki recalled that only recently the state governor, Godwin Obaseki has been threatening to deal with those opposed to him.
He warned that “For those drumming music of war they should be prepared to dance to the music”.
Chief Inegbeneki added “I suspect the governor and his deputy over the attack on his house. I am calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue the people from the hands of Obaseki and his deputy because Edo is under siege”.