The governorship campaign council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused supporters of SDP governorship candidate, Murtala Ajaka, of vandalizing its campaign office in Dekina.
In a statement issued in Lokoja on Thursday, spokesman of Kogi State APC Governorship Campaign Council, Kingsley Fanwo said the hoodlums are known supporters of Murtala.
Fanwo described the continued attack on APC campaign offices in Kogi East senatorial districts by the opposition as an act of cowardice.
He stated that Murtala’s supporters are obviously frustrated after realising that “their ethnic jingoism is not achieving desired results for them,”
“We want to commend the people of Kogi East for standing by the candidate which signposts the unity of our dear state and for believing in a united and prosperous state.
“In the face of the obvious provocation and violation of the civil way of playing politics, we urge our supporters in Dekina LGA to avoid the temptation of launching a reprisal as our party stands for peace. We are widely accepted across the state and only the losers are displaying cowardice.
“We have made a preliminary report to law enforcement agencies and our Legal Directorate is filing a more comprehensive report with the hope that law enforcement agents will do what is right, investigate the matter thoroughly and ensure perpetrators are prosecuted to serve as a deterrent to others nursing such acts of cowardice,” he said.
The campaign council said as a party, the APC remain committed to peace and will not join destroyers and ethnic jingoists in their acts.