By Omeiza Ajayi, ABUJA
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has expressed shock over Sunday’s “barbaric killing of Barrister Ahmed Gulak, an APC chieftain in the Imo state capital, Owerri”, accusing the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP of being enthusiastic about circumstances of blind and murderous violence in opposition to residents.
National Secretary, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC of the APC,
Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe disclosed this in a press release Monday in Abuja.
“While the majority of Nigerians sympathise with the victims of crimes in the country, it is discernible that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP is apparently excited about the security incidents being perpetrated by evil-doers against the citizens”, APC said.
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The assertion reiterated the necessity for steady assist and cooperation with the safety companies that put expensive lives on the road to guard Nigerians.
“The APC as all well-meaning Nigerians is asking for nationwide unity to combat crimes within the nation and urge related safety companies to depart no stone unturned of their efforts to trace down and swiftly deliver the perpetrators of this crime to justice.
“The Party joins Nigerians to mourn his death and condemn his murderers in the strongest possible terms. We commiserate with his immediate family as well as the government and people of Adamawa State. He was a shining political leader and patriot”, the social gathering said.
The PDP had in a press release on Sunday accused the APC of being “responsible for the escalated tension, indignation, violence, mass killing, kidnapping, terrorism and banditry ravaging various parts of our country”.
According to the opposition social gathering, since APC assumed workplace in 2015, Nigeria has not identified peace.
“At every turn and on daily basis, one is confronted with gory tales of killings, bloodbath, misery and destitution, with thousands of compatriots killed and many more injured and displaced in various parts of the country”.
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