The Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the attack on the party’s candidate in Saturday’s by-election in the state has exposed the PDP as a violent and desperate party.
The APC Candidate in the by-election into the vacant House of Representatives seat for the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-ero Federal constituency, Mr Tunji Olawuyi, also known as Ajuloopin, was attacked by gunmen at Idofin, in Kwara South, in the early hours of Thursday.
In a statement by its chairman, Honorable Bashir Bolarinwa, the APC accuse the PDP of being responsible for the attack, alleging that the PDP that has been threatening fire and brimstone ahead of the election.
Bolarinwa called on the security agencies to urgently arrest and bring to book the perpetrators of the attack, and to clamp down on all those perpetrating violence in the state. He appealed to the teeming APC members and supporters in the state to remain calm but vigilant.