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PDP Accuses APC Of Attacking Ize-Iyamu’s Wife Convoy

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Posted: Sep 21, 2016 at 5:15 am   /   by   /   comments (0)



Francis Onoiribholo



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday alleged that thugs loyal to the gubernatorial running mate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Phillip Shuaibu, attacked the convoy of Dr. (Mrs.) Idia Ize-Iyamu, wife of its gubernatorial candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in Jattu, Etsako West LGA of the state.

PDP in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Chris Nehikhare, said the incident happened at Jattu market where PDP women were campaigning from shop to shop, educating the people on the contents of the PDP manifesto tagged SIMPLE AGENDA and lecturing the people on how to vote right during the election.

According to the statement, the market women were heard chanting “PDP!” and “Change the Change!” This infuriated the thugs allegedly led by Phillip Shuaibu who became angry and destroyed several cars in Dr. Idia’s convoy.

“This led to violence erupting in the market with market women burning any broom in sight and in the process Dr. Idia Ize-Iyamu, however, escaped unhurt.

“One wonders, however, what men were doing at the market knowing that APC does not have the practice of projecting their women.

“Phillip Shuaibu has a history of violence and you would recall how same Phillip Shuaibu allegedly led thugs into the premises of the House of Assembly to beat up opposition members”, the statement added.