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Ondo 2020: PDP Blasts APC, Kekemeke Over Violence

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ondo State Chapter on Monday, described the last Saturday local government election conducted by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, as a huge embarrassment to democracy and a big show of shame.

The PDP who frowned over the violence recorded before and during the local government election said the development indicated that the APC has overstayed its welcome in the state.

Speaking during a press conference, the state Chairman of the PDP, Hon. Fatai Adams, gave the APC a knock for the violence, thuggery and imposition, saying the development offered a glimpse of what should be expected in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

Adams who specifically called on the security operatives to investigate comments attributed to a chieftain of the APC and the former APC chairman in the state who was quoted to have said that the party would employ violence to win the October 20 governorship election.

According to PDP chair, the violence employed by APC was a pointer that APC is no longer welcomed in the state, hence the brutalization of residents who opposed the party’s style of administration.

He said, “you are all aware of the scale of violence that marred the Local Government Election conducted by the Rotimi Akeredolu led APC Government over the weekend.

“The outcome of the election revealed that indeed, the people have rejected policies and programmes of a Government that has pauperized them.

“APC thugs brutalized the people and vandalized vehicles where people resisted their rigging plan. We developments that should concern all of us, because, if not nipped in the bud now, such can rob us of our hard-earned democracy.

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