The Osun State chapter of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has st condemned the unprovoked attack on its secretariat by suspected political thugs on Tuesday.
The opposition party described itself as a major stakeholder in the affair of Osun, which is committed to maintaining law and order
It added that the assault on its Secretariat was an act of cowardice and desperation taken too far.
In a statement made available by the PDP State Publicity Secretary, Ayodeji Areola, they described those who carried out the attack and their backers as shameless because they ended up showing to the world how evil and dangerous they are to democracy in the state.
The statement disclosed that the journey of the PDP as a party is a journey to the Promised Land and no amount of attack or intimidation will scare it away from pursuing the rescue efforts of state “from a party that has mismanaged it over the last 10 years.”
Maintaining the resolve of the party in its push for a news Osun, it warned that it would no longer be intimidated and will not condone unprovoked attack on its facilities or members.
The statement added that, “All political urchins in the hands of rejected looters should take note or they have themselves to blame in the end. This we reiterate, is not a joke.”
The Osun PDP also called on the State Commissioner of Police, the State Director, Department of State Security and other sister security agencies to immediately set machineries in motion to investigate and track down the source of the attack on its Secretariat and fish out the perpetrators.
“As much as it is in the culture of our party supporters to show restraint in the face of the unnecessary provocation, we ask security agencies to ensure adequate protection of our party’s assets and members.
“This will ensure confidence of our people in the security agencies to forestall breaking endurance limit of the people”, the statement concluded.