- Tells Bello, Murtala Not to heat up Kogi polity.
Kogi State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dino Melaye, has called on federal government to commence investigation into clash involving the convoys of Governor Yahaya and the governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Alhaji Murtala Yakubu Ajaka.
Both Bello and Murtala are currently trading tackles over the attack on their convoys in Kogi on Saturday.
Reacting to the development, Melaye urged the federal government to ensure those involved are brought to book regardless of how highly placed they may be.
The PDP candidate condemned the clash between Bello and Murtala and urged both parties to eschew violence as peace is important to the people of Kogi.
“I am still being briefed about the details of the attack. I am aware that both the Governor and the SDP candidate’s team are trading blame over the attack. If the reports are anything to go by; I, Senator Dino Melaye, the Kogi State Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemn in the strongest sense of it, such incidence.
“I call on both Governor Yahaya Bello and the SDP candidate not to heat up Kogi State with any chaos or crisis. The peace of Kogi State is paramount at all times,” he said.