Comrade Adams Oshiomhole the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued statement saying, his party will retort accordingly if the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, decides to turn the September 19 governorship election into violence.
He said the APC would not seat bck and watch the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki and the PDP violently steal the peoples’ mandate.
While speaking to news men on Monday, Comr. Oshiomhole affirmed that, ‘’We will meet violence with violence.’’
This is coming as a reacting to the governor’s alleged threat to deal with APC members and supporters in the guise of dealing with trouble makers.
Recall that Governor Obaseki had earlier warned of stiff penalties against perpetrators of violence in the State.
Reacting to Gov. Obaseki’s threat, the former APC Chair said, if they want violence, we will give them violence.’’
Oshiomhole further explained that, among other things, he turned against his successor because the governor has not met the expectations of Edo people and regretted that he worked with Obaseki in 2016 without asking for his certificate.
Oshiomhole had earlier declared that Obaseki does not pose any threat to the APC candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu in the forthcoming governorship election.