A former Governor of Ekiti State and candidate of the opposition Social Democratic Party, (SDP) in the incoming election, Engr. Segun Oni has alleged his convoy was attacked by the suspected ruling All Progressives (APC) political thugs on his way to a Townhall meeting.
The allegation is contained in a statement signed Wednesday by the Director-General, Segun Oni Campaign Organisation, Amb. Dare Bejide.
“Chief Segun Oni, on his way to hold a Town Hall meeting in Efon LGA and caused serious physcological and bodily injuries to members of the entourage.In addition, several vehicles on the entourage were damaged.
“It is instructive to note that the Campaign Organization had formally written and obtained approval from the police in respect of the meeting and requested to be protected during the Town Hall meeting and yet, some hoodlums went ahead to carry out unprovoked attacks.
“It is important to emphasize that nobody or any political party has a monopoly of violence. Therefore the campaign organization will not hesitate to defend its principal and members if and when such attack is repeated.
“The security agencies are hereby requested to expedite action on unmasking the brain behind the dastardly act and be brought to book in order to face the full wrath of the law and thus serve as deterrent” the statement said.