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Edo election: PDP raises the alarm over alleged threat to govs’ lives



The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party , Uche Secondus , has raised the alarm over the harassment of governors of the party in Benin , Edo State by the police .
He said information available to the party indicated that the party ’s governors were being harassed at the West End Hotel , Benin City where they are currently staying.
Secondus said this at an emergency press briefing, in Abuja, on Friday .
He said , “ We have information that governors of the APC , including the governor of Imo State , Hope Uzodinma and the Deputy Senate President , Ovie Omo -Agege are staying at the house of the former APC National Chairman , Adams Oshimohole .
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“ But our own governors who are staying at the West End Hotel in Benin City are being harassed by policemen .
“ The Policemen have surrounded the hotel and their lives are in danger . We call on IGP to ask the police to leave the place because their lives are in dangerIf APC governors are in Benin , the PDP governors should be in Benin . Our governors would remain in Benin , no one can intimidate us.
“ We are bringing this to the attention of the international community . Elections must be free elections must be allowed to hold.
Also speaking at the event, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP , Kola Ologbondiyan said “ there can ’ t be two separate rules .

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