Hoodlums set SDP secretariat in Lokoja on fire, Reps member furious

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Illustration: Raging fireIllustration: Raging fire

Illustration: Raging fire

By Segun Giwa

A member representing Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr Tajudeen Adefisoye has condemned the setting ablaze of the secretariat of the Social Democratic Party in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital, by suspected political thugs.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Oluyemi Fasipe on Monday in Akure, Adefisoye condemned the incessant attacks on SDP Secretariat and its members in Kogi.

He said that barely five days to the governorship election in the state in the early hours of Monday, unknown hoodlums set the SDP secretariat in Lokoja on fire.

The lawmaker, who is the only SDP member in the National Assembly, rued the culture of political intolerance and ‘do or die’ brand of politics being practised in Kogi State and said this should be condemned by every right-thinking Nigerian.

“This attack on our party secretariat and members of the party in Lokoja is condemnable and those in charge of the state’s security architecture must get to the root of it.

“This same secretariat was attacked on Sunday and its doors and windows were shattered, while campaign materials, posters and banners were also destroyed.

“It is most unfortunate that the failure of security agents to act was what emboldened the political thugs to set the whole secretariat ablaze early on Monday morning.

“We are only preparing for an election and not a war. Those trying to create an atmosphere of war in the run-up to the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi State should be reined in as a matter of urgency,” he said.

Meanwhile, Adefisoye urged all the supporters of SDP gubernatorial candidate in Kogi State, Mrs Natasha Akpoti to remain law-abiding and not to contemplate avenging the attacks so far launched on the party by sponsored political thugs.

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Muiz
3 weeks ago

This is too much bad 


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Politics of bitterness at play. This is totally condemnable.


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Esther Chinedu
3 weeks ago

Who should have gone that nah


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Korede Jelili
3 weeks ago

This is very bad


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Felix Gbakaan
3 weeks ago

Too bad behavior


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Okoloagu Maxwell
3 weeks ago

Bad motive


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Too bad what


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Those hoodlums needs to pay for the damages if caught and dealt with thoroughly 


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Emmanuel Agina
3 weeks ago

Used to a nice


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Adewale Adetunji
3 weeks ago

This is too much bad


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This is too much sad 


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Joshua Anointed
3 weeks ago

Politics and its fate


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politics is a dirty game


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EDDY AJAH
3 weeks ago

What is their gain


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The opponents think that the burning of their Secretariat would shattered their morals.


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Olaogun Sunday
3 weeks ago

Why this is too bad


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Precious Isaiah
3 weeks ago


 

very bad one again
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Egwu Christianah
3 weeks ago

this is total condemned


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Asogbon
3 weeks ago

Wooooooooow


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Umar
3 weeks ago

Politics opinois


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