PDP Chieftain Summoned Over Threat To Kill During Recent Campaign
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Tony Otuonye has been summoned by the Abia State Police Command for inciting violence during a recent campaign.
The Command’s Spokesperson, Geoffery Ogbonna, made this known where he confirmed to newsmen that the party’s chieftain was invited for interrogation after for his insightful statement.
Otuonye had reportedly threatened to sacrifice the lives of the opposition to ensure victory for his party’s gubernatorial candidate, Okeh Ahiwe.
He boasted that his party would this Saturday’s gubernatorial election by any means.
“The charm we will use for the mission is beneath our bed. I tell you Amadioha (Igbo deity) kills even without blood but we will feed it with blood this time.
“The dead will not fight this battle for us, we will fight it ourselves. All young men should do whatever they can to make sure they don’t become victims. We are prepared far more than the way we did in 2015. We will not miss this opportunity because if we do we will regret it,” he said.
Recall that Ahiwe had emerged following the death of Uchenna Ikonne, the former candidate who was reported to have died after a brief illness.
He will be contesting the governorship position alongside prominent aspirants including Labour Party’s Alex Otti, All Progressive Grand Alliance’s Greg Ibe, Young Peoples Party’s Nana Nwafor, and All Progressives Congress’s Ikechi Emenike.