Forward of Saturday’s go to to Maiduguri by the New Nigeria Folks’s Get together’s (NNPP) Nationwide chief and presidential candidate, Dr (Engr.) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the celebration has condemned police siege on its two secretariats in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
NNPP, subsequently, urged the Inspector Common of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to name the Commissioner of Police, Borno state command to order, examine this anti-democratic siege on the political celebration and withdraw his males instantly.
In a press release Thursday, nationwide publicity secretary, Agbo Main described the morning siege as “outrageous, barbaric, repulsive, reprehensible and disgusting”.
The assertion additional learn: “NNPP will resist this govt recklessness, rascality, impunity and reign of terror by the outgoing All Progressives Congress within the state that’s jittery over the recognition of our nice celebration in Borno state.
“For years, the nice folks of Borno State have been craving for a brand new Nigeria which NNPP represents and can win in 2023 common election to breath contemporary air into governance and supply dividends of democracy to the long-suffering residents within the state.
“It’s this worry of progressive wind of change that frightens the outgoing Governor Babagaro Umara Zulum to conspire with the Police authorities within the state and sealed off two Secretariats of the Get together in Maiduguri in feverish try and frustrate the go to of Senator Kwankwaso this Saturday.
“The inglorious period of political persecution and vendetta that impeded the nation’s democratic encounter is over. Any try and trigger confusion and create imaginary political upheavals within the polity forward of the 2023 common election should be resisted by all lovers of democracy in Nigeria.
“NNPP is a serious stakeholder within the Nigeria mission and can’t be intimidated by retrogressive and reactionary forces that need to destabilize the nation so as to perpetuate their keep in workplace towards the want of the folks and clear provisions of the 1999 Structure, as amended.
“Officers of the celebration within the state have spent hours ready to satisfy with the Commissioner of Police in his workplace to no avail as he isn’t out there to clarify why he dispatched his males to seal the Secretariats.
“NNPP urges the Inspector Common of Police, Usman Alkali Baba to name the Commissioner of Police, Borno state command to order, examine this anti-democratic siege of a foremost political celebration in Nigeria and withdraw his males instantly.
“A brand new Nigeria is feasible if residents, safety brokers and governments in any respect ranges are legislation abiding, comply with due course of and uphold democratic ethos, ethics and beliefs.”