Edo State Govt said that the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his co-dissidents in the Edo Peoples Motion (EPM) are planning to sponsor protests throughout the condition targeted at maligning and undermining the governing administration.
According to Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Conversation Method, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, in a assertion reported the motive behind the approach is to “incite the general public and lead to disaffection in the point out in get to gradual down the fast tempo of advancement.
“Having unsuccessful in his inordinate ambition to impose himself as the godfather who tends to make all conclusions and getting rid of grip of the APC composition in the point out, Comrade Oshiomhole and his allies have resorted to a last option of phase-controlling protests and violent assaults, with the intention to induce disaster and disaffection among the persons.
“We are also conscious that they are exploring other solutions of public disobedience and disturbances aimed at disrupting community peace and undermining the basic safety of Edo people.
“This, we imagine, is element of Comrade Oshiomhole’s grand prepare to make the condition appear ungovernable so that he would not only obtain his ambition of forcing the Federal Govt to declare a Condition of Unexpected emergency in state but also trigger chaos and civil unrest.”
He reiterated the point out government’s connect with on the Presidency, the Inspector-General of Police and the Countrywide Safety Adviser (NSA) to rein in Comrade Oshiomhole and prevent him from continuing with his insidious intentions so as to safeguard regulation-abiding residents and indigenes of Edo Condition.
“We restate the government’s motivation to ensuring peace and stability, and urge that Edo people today go about their lawful businesses devoid of apprehension,” he additional.