….As Oni condemns Assault
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has warned those he perceived as losers in the Political cadre to accept fate rather than resulting to violence and vandalizing the Political edifice of the PDP.
The former governor signalled the warning following an alleged attack on Thursday by some hoodlums at the People’s Democractic Party (PDP) Secretariat in Ekiti State .
This is coming as former governor Segun Oni who is a governorship aspirant on the platform of the PDP also condemned the attack on the party secretariat.
Fayose in a statement he personally signed called on security agencies to ensure the arrest of the perpetrators and their sponsors for prosecution.
He said it was strange and ridiculous that anyone in Ekiti State could still engage in such criminal act, adding that “this will be the last as far as PDP facilities are concerned.”
The assailants were said to have invaded the PDP Secretariat at Ajilosun area of Ado Ekiti destroying the doors, windows and other facilities.
Fayose said those who are already smelling defeat should be honest and decent enough to accept it rather than embarking on violent attack against the party secretariat.
He said; “My attention has just been drawn to the attack on the People’s Democractic Party (PDP) Secretariat in Ekiti State by two unknown thugs.
“The police must unravel those behind it and be made to face the full wrath of the law.
“And to those behind this, they are reminded that nobody knows the end of violence and nobody has monopoly of violence too. They must be careful not to attempt it any further.
“This will be the last time such will happen to any PDP facility or our members in Ekiti and those agents of violence and sponsors wherever they may be is hereby warned.
“On this one, we have taken the hint and we won’t be intimidated by cowards.”
Oni who in his own part described the occurrence as “Condemnable and Barbaric”. said “It’s a barbaric and heartless attack purposely directed at the Party’secretariat noting that such would never stop the party from attaining victory in the June 18, Governorship Election.
He also called for urgent steps to ensure adequate security to safeguard lives and property in the electioneering time frame of the June 18 election in the state.
Oni said that the people of Ekiti were on the move with the PDP in their readiness to victory ahead of the forthcoming election
The vandalisation of the secretariat was an action taken very far; Genuinely, Partakers of this action should be brought to book” he said.
The Former Ekiti Governor also called for urgent steps to ensure adequate security to safeguard lives and property in the electioneering time frame of the Gubernatorial election in the state.
Confirming the attack,the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sunday Abutu stated that security personnel have been stationed to the axis to prevent further occurrence.
“investigations is being carried out in a bid to arrest the perpetrators of the dastardly act”.