PDP Decries Incessant Attack, Harrasment Of Its Members In Kebbi

From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-Kebbi

The Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Kebbi State have again decried what it called massive arrest and detention of its members and party leaders in Yauri, Kamba, Dandi, Kangiwa and Kalgo local government areas of the State by the Police and other Security agents in the State.

The party alleged that all these intimidation and harassment meted out to its members are all in an attempt not to come out and vote during the supplementary election schedule for Saturday next week.

Addressing a press conference in the Party State Secretariat in Birnin-Kebbi, the party stalwart in the State who is also the Director General of the Governorship campaign Council in the State, Abubakar Shehu, also alleged that the APC State government has refused to pay March Salaries to civil Servant perceived to be PDP Symphatisers. Therefore, calling on the State government to immediately and unconditionally release all its members so far arrested and understand detention in various in various Police forms and correctional Centers across the State.

“The APC government in the State has already seen the hand writing on the wall that it is going to lose the supplementary elections in the State and has deployed a tactics of withholding the salary of Civil Servants in the State who either voted for People Democratic Party during the election or are sympathetic to its candidate.

“The PDP in Kebbi State therefore call on the State Government to immediately release the salaries of All civil Servants that salaries are withold because of any political part affiliation.” He said.

The Campaign DG also his party has discovered another calendestine move by the APC Government in the State to deny the PDP of its hard earned mandate in Yauri Constituency State Assembly election which was won by PDP candidate in person in person of Hon. Hashim Usman, of which the APC in the State in collaboration with the INEC withhold the release of the Certificate of returns to the winer of the election.

“We,therefore called on the APC and its government at the National level to be aware of our dilemma in Kebbi State as all leaders must considered the stability and security of our dear State as paramount, our State is bigger than any individual and certainly more important than any vested interest.” He concluded.

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