Osun LP Candidate’s House Attack : Oyetola Dismisses Allegation of Complicity

Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola  has denied knowledge of involving in the attack on the Labour Party’s flagbearer ,Hon Lasun Yussuf .
Thevp LP chieftain had accused the ruling party in the state of complicity  in the attack .

Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary t Ismail Omipidan,the governor condemned what he termed hasty conclusion by the LP candidate, even when the Police are yet to conclude its investigations on the matter.

The governor maintained that neither  himself or any member of his cabinet  would go after the LP standardbearer, since he is no threat to his re-election bid .
He  stated that since there were security personnel attached to him, the attack should have been repelled successfully.
While challenging the hasty conclusion, the governor’s spokesperson queried when the investigation was concluded between 2 am, when the incident occurred, and now that ascertained that it was the governor that sent the attackers.

“If we are to carry out an attack, it would have been in the PDP who are attacking our people but for the fact that they have been attacking our people, we have never made any attempt to go on a reprisal.

“Why would anyone want to come after Lasun? Lasun is no threat to Mr governor we are not after any citizen of Osun State, let alone Lasun Yusuff.

“It is not only that my principal does not know anything about the attack but I am doubtful of the claim being made by Honourable Lasun Yusuff.

“Lasun should stop painting a picture as if there is tension in the state. We all know there is no tension in Osun,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi while responding to questions on the attack on Twitter stated that “I have asked Osun command to investigate this as urgent as possible.

The DPO of the area has visited the scene, while we expect the command to react to this too.”


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