Ahead of campaign flag-off for the reelection bid of Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, the All Progressive Congress, APC, Osun State Chapter, says it has uncovered plans by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to cause mayhem and scuttle its rally in Ile-Ife.
Addressing newsmen in Ile-Ife, the Chairman of APC Campaign Committee for Ife Zone, Folorunso Bamisayemi, stated that the plot to cause mayhem and prevent the party from kick-starting its rally would not hold as the APC was poised to continue the developmental programmes is has for the state.
Bamisayemi, however, said that the party has alerted the Police and the Department of State Security Service, DSS, about the plot and warned whoever was behind it to desist from such acts capable of causing chaos in the town.
He called on Osun citizens to be vigilant in the days, weeks and months ahead of the August 9 governorship election.
In a swift reaction, the state PDP Publicity Secretary, Bola Ajao, debunked the allegation against his party.
He said that if there were indeed evidences of plan to cause mayhem anywhere in the state, APC should inform the Police and other security agencies rather than run to the press.
He said that all political parties should endeavor to concentrate on issues and ensure there is peace in the State of Osun.