A head in full front after days of very high tension and a few hours before the deadline for the presentation of the lists for the next municipal elections. This is what happened yesterday morning, September 4, in Naples at the Fratelli d’Italia headquarters in via Calata San Marco. The protagonists are Pietro Diodato, former municipal councilor, in the running for the next administrative and Marco Nonno, regional and municipal councilor of Giorgia Meloni’s party. “I’m on a stretcher in the hospital, then I’ll go to the police station to report it,” says Diodato al Everyday occurrence, while he says that Nonno tried to eliminate candidates from the opposite faction from the lists. His. And he added: «Yesterday there was a discussion on the candidacies for the presidency of the municipalities, there was a bit of tension and I asked to stop the lists. After a clarification at the provincial and national level with Mr Donzelli, we found a political mediation. Everything was back. In the meantime, the regional councilor Nonno had taken the opportunity to compile a new list excluding all of us from candidacies to the municipalities: he wanted to make a blitz. I noticed it, I tried to stop him, he hit me on the forehead ».
Opposite, however, the version of Nonno, who a the Republic he recounted: «When Diodato realized that he had no votes and was not supported by the party, he arrived like a fury in the party headquarters. After having been to Maresca who also told him that he will not apply for him. He wanted to escape with the package containing the lists for the municipalities. When we tried to stop him, he started to head butting, hurting my face. He then withdrew his 35 candidates and in these hours we had to call everyone to fill in the lists again ». The rivalry between the two is historic: they have always been adversaries in the Pianura area, a district of over 57,000 inhabitants on the western outskirts of the capital.
The brawl between candidates for the Communal in Soccavo
A few hours later, around noon, the time when the deadline for the presentation of the lists of candidates in the local elections on 3 October expired, another fight broke out in Soccavo. There are those who showed up at the last second in the neighborhood, seat of the Neapolitan electoral office, trying to present the packages with the signatures. First the tension, the shoving, then someone who pretended to go through the window to deliver a box with the signatures. A ploy to get around the barrier created by the municipal police. When the offices closed, the delegates remained outside amid heated discussions.