Saraki Reacts As Gunmen Attack Gov Seyi Makinde In Kogi (Read Details)


The Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki has proposed for peaceful and credible election ahead of Bayelsa and Kogi State governorship election coming up on Saturday.

Saraki revealed this while condemning the attack on Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State in Kogi State on Friday.

It was reports that some unknown gunmen arrived the Suitorial Hotels, Lokoja, along Stadium Road, where Governor Seyi Makinde and some members of the PDP Campaign Council were lodged at about 12.50 p.m., and start shooting sporadically.

It was reported that the hoodlums scaled the fence of the hotel and attempted to gain entrance.

While Saraki Reacting to the development via his Twitter account, he wrote.

“Elections should not be a war, and political affiliations should never silence the voices of reason and peace, We have to rise above party affiliations to roundly condemn the scale of violence we are seeing For in Kogi State.

“I call on the responsible team for ensuring a safe and free election to do all it takes to see that today’s elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States were peaceful and credible one , and not a scene of intimidation, violence and blood bath.

“May Almighty God guide and protect all our fellow Nigerians in Kogi and Bayelsa States today.”

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