Gov. Ishaku Berates Undemocratic Assault on the PDP in Taraba
Governor Ishaku Casting His Vote
At exactly 11:49am, Governor Ishaku arrived Gauten ward Kofar sarki Takum in company of his wife to perform their civic rights.
After casting his vote Governor Ishaku faced the media and expressed his displeasure over the undemocratic assault by the APC on some PDP chieftains who were arrested last night by agents of the directorate of state services.
Governor Ishaku stated that the actions of the APC is a direct affront to truncate a peaceful electioneering process that was witnessed during the Presidential election.
“The actions of the APC is condemnable in the strongest terms. In my early chat with the press yesterday, I brought to the notice of a plot to arrest key figures of the PDP by the APC to enable them rig the elections and it happened”.
He also revealed that as he spoke, the two chieftains are still in the custody of the DSS.
“How can there not be an opposition party in a democracy, this actions can only lead to a dictatorship rule. We have a democracy in Nigeria but if belonging to an opposition party is a crime in Nigeria, then I wonder which direction we are headed”.