- October 19, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Akwa Ibom
The People’s Democratic Party Akwa Ibom State have raised an alarm over alleged plan by the All Progressives Congress APC to cause mayhem and security bridge in the state.
According to a release made available to planet news by the State PDP publicity secretary Comrade Ini Ememobong, PDP has received and intelligent report that APC intends to cause the destruction of their party’s buses and property in order to raise a security red flag and stimulate the immediate mass deployment of security operatives and the ultimate invasion of the state during 2019 elections.
Consequently, the party is putting the country and the international community on notice, that as a law abiding party, they abhor violence and do not encourage as seen in the just concluded primaries which was a rancour free exercise.
The release also condemns the illegal invitation and detaintion of the state commissioner for Environment Dr Iniobong Essien on Tuesday October 16 by a Special Squad purported to have been sent by the Police IGP Ibrahim Idris following a petition alleged to have been written by the state chairman of the APC, Ini Okopido.
While explaining that the Commissioner was going about his official duty, the PDP in the state calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to cause the Inspector General of Police to explain why a Special Squad claiming to act at his behest would be sent to the State to harass the commissioner over a minor issue as the erection of a billboard.