The Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, Ebonyi State chapter on Thursday petitioned the brand new commissioner of police, Division of State Safety, DSS, and different safety outfits within the State to analyze the threats and assault meted on its chairman, Elder Fred Udeogu by thugs purportedly loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The social gathering, in six paragraph petition signed by Fred Udeogu and forwarded to the state police command, DSS workplace, and different safety outfits within the state, and obtained by DAILY POST, in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state, tasked the police to right away arrest and prosecutes the mentioned thugs to avert additional safety breach.
He mentioned: “I write to request you (commissioner of police, DSS) to take quick investigation into these harmful threats to my life and limbs. Deciding to belong to a political social gathering of my selection shouldn’t be an invite if dying to me. I implore you to behave quick to save lots of my life.”
PDP alleged that the state chairman of APC, Stanley Okoro stormed the resident of Udeogu with the mentioned fierce trying thugs, underneath the purported directives of the Governor, David Umahi, and demanded for the discharge of a Tucson automobile that was in his possession earlier than leaving workplace as a board chairman.
“Upon my assumption of workplace because the caretaker chairman of PDP in Ebonyi state, the governor despatched his males led by the individual he appointed the caretaker chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha to retrieve automobile that was gifted to me as one of many Elders of the state. Mr. Stanley Okoro Emegha known as, threatened and invaded my home with fierce trying thugs,” he mentioned .
The social gathering alleged that the governor David Umahi had since after the idea of workplace by Fred Udeogu as its caretaker chairman been threatening his life.
“There may be evil plots in opposition to me by the Governor David Umahi. His plots began once I was made caretaker chairman of PDP in Ebonyi State,” he acknowledged.
In a swift response, the caretaker chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Ebonyi state Chapter, Stanley Okoro Emegha, mentioned “that is falsehood. I’m a younger man of the brand new century, and as such I can’t be part of points with him (Udeogu).
“I’m the commissioner for inner safety, and he ought to know that the automobile was allotted to him because the chairman of the capital territory board. Now when he’s relieved from his duties, did he suppose to go along with the official automobile meant for the fee?
“I wrote a letter and known as him on telephone to ship his driver to deliver the automobile however he mentioned he’s in Abuja, that I ought to give him time. The day he got here again, I known as him, he mentioned he want a paper, that the governor dashed him the automobile on friendship foundation. And I advised him, it wasn’t so.
“He mentioned I ought to gather a paper that, it’s the paper that may show. I collected the paper and despatched my PA within the workplace to go and ship it. There may be nothing like thugs right here, I’m not and I cannot be part of points with him. I’ve by no means entered his compound besides the day my PA need there to ship the paper,” he acknowledged.