By Sanni Onogu, Abuja
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege has condemned the assaults on the Nationwide Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, in Benin Metropolis, Edo State.
Omo-Agege mentioned this in an announcement by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yomi Odunuga, in Abuja on Sunday.
He described that the event as “callous, cowardly, inhumane and totally unacceptable that should be condemned by all.”
He famous that political apply within the nation shouldn’t be allowed to degenerate to a scenario the place violence turns into the language of activism by each politicians and their supporters, irrespective of how disgruntled such individuals could also be.
Oshiomhole was reported to have escaped a significant try on his life by armed thugs who swooped on his Benin residence in Okoro-Otun Avenue, GRA, on Saturday.
The thugs have been mentioned to have shot sporadically into the air.
The lawmaker referred to as on the police to fish out the perpetrators and produce them to ebook.
This, he famous, will serve as a deterrent to others that political violence shouldn’t be the easiest way to resolve conflicts, if any.
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“Such legal assault stays completely condemnable and unlawful. No matter their grievances, they need to be taught to discover dialogue slightly than resort to violence.
“I name on the police to get to the foundation of the matter by prosecuting these concerned within the act.
“It’s my perception that the effective ideas and ethos of democratic apply do have inbuilt mechanisms by way of which inner wrangling might be resolved with out recourse to violence as it was the case in Edo State on Saturday.
“I want to name on the events concerned to discover these choices that will strengthen the party as entrenched within the structure of the APC as that’s the easiest way to maneuver the state and the nation to the Subsequent Stage through which all residents are anticipated to reap the dividends of the belief they reposed within the government led by President Muhammadu Buhari”, he mentioned.
Omo-Agege additionally referred to as on mother and father to warn their wards against political violence, including that the assault negated democratic ideas.
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