By Dayo Johnson – Akure
The Eyitayo Jegede Marketing campaign Organisation, EJCO, raised the alarm over the alleged destruction of marketing campaign posters of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, governorship candidate, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, in Owo, by suspected political thugs.
The EJCO, in an announcement by its Head, Media Analysis, Mr. Samuel Fasua, mentioned studies reaching it confirmed that these perpetrating the act had been political thugs of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Fasua mentioned: “Within the final one week, political thugs loyal to the APC have been gamboling across the streets of Owo, the governor’s paternal native residence, tearing Jegede’s posters and inflicting mayhem inside neighbourhoods.
“The obvious goal of the poster-tearing thugs is to impose on the individuals’s psyche, the impression that Akeredolu is from Owo and as such, shouldn’t be challenged there.
“Nonetheless myopic that mentality is, it’s equally a reality of historical past that Jegede too is from Owo, as his mom hails from Ipele, a distinguished Owo neighborhood.
“As Akeredolu is an Owo indigene by ancestry, so is Jegede.
“The reality is that, Jegede enjoys widespread acceptance amongst Owo individuals, in opposition to the expectation of the opposite candidate, whose solely declare to public acceptance in Owo-for the previous three and half years, is that he’s a local of Owo.
“As for Jegede, he has promised the nice individuals of Owo and different communities in Ondo State, the institution of industries in cluster formation, throughout the state, to soak up many jobless youths.
“Whereas the PDP is planning to offer jobs for these youths, the opposite celebration that’s holding on to energy is delighted in retaining them as political thugs and poster-tearing urchins,”
We don’t harbour thugs — APC
Contacted, the state chairman of the APC, Ade Adetimehin, absolved his celebration members of such a debasing angle.
Adetimehin mentioned: “It can’t be true. Now we have tutored our members to not be violent or interact in thuggery or violence.
“Why ought to our members even trouble in regards to the PDP or their posters? The celebration isn’t on this race. They’re simply going to take part within the election.
“We’re involved in regards to the election and they need to cease all these infantile and unfounded allegations.”
He, nonetheless, known as on safety businesses within the state to analyze the allegation and unearth these behind the mentioned destruction.