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Kogi: PDP Reacts As Thugs Attack SDP Secretariat

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged attack on the Kogi State secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) by thugs.

Naija News reports that the secretariat of the SDP in Lokoja was attacked on Sunday by suspected political thugs alleged to be working for the APC.

According to a report, windows and doors of the secretariat were destroyed, while some campaign materials were destroyed and replaced with the posters of APC governorship candidate, Yahaya Bello.

SDP had accused the ruling party of planning to attack the convoy of the governorship candidate of SDP, Natasha Akpoti and assassinate her, the party claimed that the incident has affirmed the allegation.

Reacting in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, accused thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) of carrying out the attack.

He urged the Inspector-General of Police to bring the perpetrators of such heinous crimes to book.

Ologbondiyan also condemned the threats of violence against the PDP, noting that such threats would not stop the party from attaining victory in the Nov.16, governorship election.

He said that the party’s position was predicated on reported threats by a governorship candidate and his party to unleash violence and disrupt PDP campaigns in Kogi Central senatorial zone.




Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.