Nigeria elections: PDP speaks on assault on Osinbajo – Every day Submit Nigeria


The Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, in Kwara State has denied involvement of its members and supporters within the assault on Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s convoy in Ilorin on Wednesday.

Osinbajo was in Ilorin for the door-to-door marketing campaign rally of his celebration, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and different actions of the celebration, when his convoy was attacked.

Reacting, the Kwara PDP in an announcement by its State Publicity Secretary, Mr Tunde Ashaolu, nonetheless, famous that the incident was an intraparty affair involving members of the APC, arising from the infinite disaster confronting the celebration.

He added that disaster, nonetheless, broke out when Osinbajo bought to Alanamu ward of Isale-Aluko, which is the bottom of two former governorship aspirants of the APC, Lukman Mustapha and Moshood Mustapha, who’ve been engulfed in superiority battle.

“It was additionally gathered that the cash launched to be shared amongst celebration supporters triggered the violence.

“Our celebration has no time for violence as now we have been busy getting ready for the presidential and nationwide meeting elections developing on Saturday in addition to the governorship and State Meeting elections.

“As soon as once more, we emphasise that the PDP has no hand within the fracas and we reject any try by the APC to hyperlink our celebration to the disaster. We advise them to resolve the lingering disaster of their celebration.

“We additionally urge safety companies to totally examine this matter and to not indiscriminately arrest harmless individuals who don’t have any reference to this unlucky incident,” he stated.

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