Former Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Dr Sikiru Tae Lawal, has condemned the violence that marred the bye-election that came about in Ekiti East 1 State Constituency on Saturday, describing the event as animalistic and a present of disgrace by some armed thugs.
Lawal, a governorship aspirant underneath the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, mentioned the killing of voters and safety brokers by thugs delivered to polling items by some folks was not solely primitive however a giant disgrace introduced on the state and Nigeria as a complete by those that sponsored the thugs.
Addressing newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, Lawal famous that it was unlucky that some politicians had been nonetheless dwelling within the Stone Age as a result of they imagine they can not win any election with out partaking in violence.
Lawal mentioned if mayhem may very well be unleashed in a mere state constituency bye-election, solely God is aware of what it’s within the pipeline for the 2022 governorship election within the state.
Nonetheless, Dr Lawal mentioned the APC would meet its ‘Waterloo’ as a result of the folks of Ekiti State are decided to vote it out in subsequent yr’s election.
Dr Lawal commiserated with the households of these brutally murdered by the thugs, praying to God to console them.
He additionally wished those that had been injured fast restoration.
He sympathised with Senator Biodun Olujimi and the folks of Omuo Ekiti, urging them to not waver as a result of mild will ultimately overcome darkness.
Lawal known as on the police to convey the killers and perpetrators of the mayhem to ebook immediately.
Ekiti election violence present of disgrace by enemies of Ekiti – Lawal