November 28, 2022



Suspected political thugs assault Ekiti SDP workplace, cart away case paperwork, others


Hoodlums who have been suspected to be political thugs have reportedly attacked the Ekiti state secretariat of the Social Democratic Occasion (SDP), situated alongside Ilawe- highway in Ado-Ekiti.

The burglars who invaded the workplace premises on Tuesday night time have been mentioned to have made away with property and essential paperwork getting used within the ongoing prosecution of the Ekiti 2022 governorship election on the tribunal.

The SDP candidate within the June 18 2022, governorship election, Engineer Segun Oni, is difficult the result of the election that produced the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Biodun Oyebanji.

The SDP Publicity Secretary, Gani Salau, briefed newsmen concerning the growth on Wednesday on the celebration’s workplace.

Salau who spoke with journalists within the presence of the state Chairman of the SDP, Dr Dele Ekunola, defined that the incident has been reported to the police.

“The workplace help, Pleasure received to know this morning and knowledgeable us. We found that varied gadgets  and paperwork have been carted away. On the workplace of the Chairman, Secretary and convention room, plasma TV units, decoders, huge extension units  and plastic chairs have been stolen.

“The workplace of the chairman and secretary have been massively vandalised, whereas paperwork getting used  for the continuing Ekiti 2022 governorship election tribunal case have been carted away,” he mentioned.

He defined that “the hoodlums got here contained in the premises within the night time by way of the fence, jumped in forcefully and opened the door.

The publicity secretary who took journalists around the places of work to determine the incident acknowledged that “crucial factor is that now we have knowledgeable the safety who assured us of immediate motion, the DPO of New Iyin highway police station despatched his workforce to conduct around the workplace for inspection.”

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He added, “tribunal has began  and has been adjourned. We now have submitted our petition, however there are paperwork we didn’t submit that we’re utilizing for the prosecution ,these are the paperwork taken away by the hoodlums.

“It’s apparent that we’re preventing a really germane case which has generated  warmth for the outgoing ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) within the State,the result of the final governorship election was rejected, we’re suspecting the celebration in energy in Ekiti ,we consider this was the explanation the very important paperwork have been smuggled away to mar the continuing tribunal case.

“We’re not succumbing to the reactionary forces throughout the system, we’re going forward with the case, we’re unruffled to proceed to prosecute the case to the conclusion and reclaim our mandate.“