THE political strain in Kwara State in front of the decisions, yesterday, thickened as the governorship competitor of All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, asserted that political hooligans working for a best lawmaker in the state and a Senator, on Sunday, killed one of his supporters, injured 50 others and vandalized 30 vehicles.
He approached the Police to capture seven hooligans (names retained) supposedly behind the assaults. At a preparation, Abdulrazaq, encompassed by gathering chieftains, different hopefuls, associates and supporters, stated: “The revolting episode executed by surely understood raiders and specialists of the congressperson happened at about 12noon, while APC individuals from Ilorin West and their companions from different parts of Ilorin city accumulated for their gathering rally with the end goal of sharpening APC individuals on the imminent general race.
“The security operators wound up vulnerable when very much furnished hooligans numbering around 50 attacked the scene of the program, Ode Alfa NDA, Pakata Road, Ilorin, and released dread on guiltless APC individuals and supporters.
“The governorship applicant and the House of get together hopeful were just fortunate to have gotten away safe due to the tight security around them. Numerous individuals from our incredible gathering needed to flee to spare their dear lives, while some others were not unreasonably fortunate. “They supported different degrees of wounds. So, the gangsters had their way as they prevailing with regards to upsetting the program.
Those harmed incorporate Yusuf Alagbede and Jaji Adeola, among others. Every one of them are currently getting treatment at various healing facilities in Ilorin.”
In the interim, Kwara State Resident Electoral Commi-ssioner, REC, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, has communicated worry over later political viciousness in the state. Attahiru-Madami, who talked at an intelligent session with conventional rulers in the state, yesterday in Ilorin, spoke to them to instruct their subjects on the need to keep up harmony amid and after the general races.
In his comments, the Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Abdulraheem Adeoti, praised INEC for the intelligent session, yet spoke to INEC to sort out comparative intuitive sessions at the neighborhood government level.
He guaranteed that he would do his best to sharpen and prepare the general population in his space on the need to shun brutality amid political crusades.
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, who was spoken to by the Daodu of Fufu, Alhaji Bello Alege, required the restricting of house-to-house crusade in the state, saying it regularly advances savagery, since supporters of applicants ordinarily assault each other on such events.