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APC condemns attack on Edo legislators’ quarters

14 October 2014, 14:05

Edo - All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned last Saturday’s attack on Edo legislators’ quarters, saying it had raised the “level of impunity under President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to a level not even contemplated in the days of military rule.”

In a statement yesterday in Abuja, by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party said that based on the ease with which the thugs invaded a facility that should be well secured and the ample time they had to damage over 30 cars and inflict injuries on legislators and their families, there was no question that the attack was carried out with the collusion of an increasingly-partisan police.

The statement said: “Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the government got intelligence report on the attack and informed the State Police Commissioner. Instead of sending reinforcement to prevent the attack, the few policemen attached to the quarters were withdrawn.”

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