EndSARS attack: Your claim is irrational, disgusting, Osun APC replies PDP
By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state has berated the major opposition, Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, in the state over its comment on #EndSars protesters’ attack on Governor Gboyega Oyetola and his entourage.
The PDP, in a statement by its Acting Chairman, Sunday Bisi on Monday had claimed that the thugs that attacked Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the weekend while addressing #EndSARS protesters at Olaiya in Osogbo are those his party (APC) used during 2018 Governorship election.
Bisi added that Governor Oyetola failed to disarm the thugs, hence, they turned against him through the weekend attack he suffered.
But the APC in a statement issued by its Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Kunle Oyatomi described PDP’s claim as illogical, empty and far from the reality.
The ruling party said it was absolutely unfortunate for the PDP to have that irrational thinking that the political thugs armed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) were the attackers of governor Oyetola’s convoy in the Saturday’s attack in Osogbo.
The APC directed the acting chairman of PDP to immediately visit the Police Command in the state and tell the security officers all he knew about what transpired on Saturday’s attack.
“It’s stupid to sell a dummy, and expecting that the good people of Osun will believe your cock and bull story that Oyetola sponsored hoodlums to attack himself. Please tell that to the marines. The Governor is a peace-loving man. He walked with the protesters until the agents of darkness infiltrated the group and wreak havoc. That’s hard sell,” the party noted.
APC said further that, “it is even better for PDP in Osun to keep mute than fabricating unfounded lies purposely to misinform the publics, adding that the opposition’s claim not only lack merit but confused and absurd.”
Oyatomi explained that, “it is absolutely illogical for the opposition to even think of such, and it is not even possible for a reasonable person to instigate or invite his or her friends to attack him or her to the point of assassination attempt on their sponsors, adding that it is only a confused mind or group that will have that dastardly thought.
“It is pertinent to remind the public that Osun APC had earlier on Saturday, raised alarm that sponsored political thugs and hoodlums have hijacked the peaceful protest organised by the main protesters” the party said.
Without mincing words, security agencies have been called to investigate the attack so that those sponsored hoodlums and their sponsors will be brought to justice to serve as a deterrent,” the party said.
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