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PDP claims assassination attempt on Jandor, blames APC

Several members of the entourage of JANDOR and journalists were attacked, said the PDP.

• October 24, 2022

JANDOR escapes death as APC-sponsored thugs attack Campaign Train

 … Journalists, Others Sustain Injuries

The Campaign train of the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party – PDP in Lagos State, Dr. AbdulAzeez Olajide Adediran (JANDOR) was attacked on Sunday.

The incident occur around 6:30 pm, while they were returning from a visitation to members of the party at the Ikoga Junction area of Badagry Local Government by APC-sponsored thugs.

Several members of the entourage of JANDOR and pressmen were attacked and as at the time of this press statement, one of the journalists was in critical condition in an undisclosed hospital,  while others are being treated.

“You will recall that our party raised concern over the threat to use sponsored thugs to attack the campaign programs of our Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran-JANDOR  recently.

“We would like to state categorically that this will not deter the determination of our candidate to campaign for the next election and win the election come March 11, 2023.

“We hereby call on the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State and the Area Commander of Police in the Badagry Division to do everything possible to fish out those behind the attack and necessary disciplinary actions taken against them to forestall such occurrences in the future.

“This will instill confidence in our members that they will be protected during this campaign period,” the statement read.

We also warn “those that are hell-bent on causing trouble or planning to disrupt the campaign and elections that we would not fold our arms and watch as we will resist all forms of intimidation.”

Signed: 

Hon. Hakeem Amode

Lagos State PDP Publicity Secretary

Chairman, Media & Publicity Team for JANDORFunke 2023 Campaign Council

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