• Edo youths are used for fools again.
  • The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress were on Monday engaged in a war of words over the alleged shooting of 13 PDP members who were said to be having a meeting in Ekpe community, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State at the weekend. Leaders of the PDP, who stormed the Secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists on Monday, alleged that three people wearing face caps with the photographs of Governor Godwin Obaseki were shot by gunmen at Ososo community by suspected APC thugs. They claimed that the injured are currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. But the Chairman of the APC media campaign council, John Mayaki, alleged that the attack was masterminded by the PDP. Addressing journalists on the incident, the Chairman, Akoko-Edo LGA, Don Umoru, called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); and the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, come to their rescue and ensure that the perpetrators were apprehended and prosecuted. He stated, “On the 28th of August, 2020, gunmen on the campaign train of the APC, led by Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his governorship candidate, Osagie-Ize-Iyamu, opened gunfire at some PDP supporters on the Ekpe public field while they were holding a meeting. About 13 person were left injured and critically lying at the hospital” “We, hereby call on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector General of Police, to bring the perpetrators of this crime to book. Furthermore, the APC should be made to put on hold all further plans to campaign in Akoko-Edo till tension subsides, otherwise Akoko-Edo will be forced to resist and defend themselves.”  Speaking on the incident, said, “The PDP is deceiving itself by orchestrating attacks and laying the blame on the APC. People were arrested with arms at the Edo State House of Assembly; those they mentioned were their sponsors.” Copyright PUNCH. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH. Contact:  DOWNLOAD THE PUNCH NEWS APP NOW ON   Ad Receive Alerts on: Whatsapp: +2349090060943, Twitter: @MobilePunch, BBM: C003D3DC0 Share your story with us: SMS: +2349090060943, Whatsapp: +2349090060943, Email:  FOREX , BITCOIN and BINARY TRADER: DO YOU NEED THE SERVICE OF A PROFESSIONAL FOREX, BITCOIN and BINARY TRADER TO HELP YOU TRADE YOUR ACCOUNTS FOR WEEKLY 20% PROFIT?....Click here for details: www.betaforex.org WhatsApp us : +2348030797998 PrivateProperty.com.ng - Your Nigeria Property Search.  Property For Sale: Houses | Apartments | Land |Commercial  Property For Rent: Houses | Apartments | Commercial       APC PDP clash Edo communities shooting ‌ ‌ NEXT ARTICLE Ad Ad
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  • marghi7 on 19 Sep '20 - 07:25am
    thanks for the update
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  • chijoke3 on 19 Sep '20 - 07:08am
    thanks for the update
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  • idealic on 19 Sep '20 - 07:27am
    they will just kill themselves all because of election
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  • juwonaiyeku on 19 Sep '20 - 07:28am
    it is only God that can change the mindset of our youth
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  • ayokoyoungest on 19 Sep '20 - 09:06am
    thanks for the updates
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  • bolatito on 20 Sep '20 - 06:16am
    thanks for the update
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