It is election eve and two senatorial candidates from different senatorial districts who have been in a running battle with the state governor, Kogi, Alhaji Yahaya Bello have again cried out on allege intimidation just hours to the election.
The duo of Senator Dino Melaye from Kogi West who is a senatorial candidate on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ms Natasha Akpoti, who is the senatorial candidate of the Special Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi Central are alleging intimidation by policemen and other security agents who got directives from the state governor.
In a separate tweet, the duo said security agents have stopped their cars, with Natasha specifically saying she is deprived from entering her state.
In his tweet, Dino wrote:
“Adc to the governor arrested my coaster bus, searched the car in the presence of the occupant and some Naval officers and found nothing incriminating but surprisingly He refuse to release the vehicle and the occupants after 6hours. Plant anything and I will burst your bubbles.”
Also, in a couple of tweet to lament her ordeal, Natasha said:
Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi is preventing me entrance 2 state. Mounts 100+ fake & Gov house police at Banda. Plans to disarm, plant weapons & arrest me.
Natasha H Akpoti.”
Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi is preventing me entrance 2 state. Mounts 100+ fake @PoliceNG at Banda. Plans to disarm, plant weapons & arrest me. CP, AIG & DIG Zone not aware. @inecnigeria don’t let Bello disenfranchise me. @USEmbassyAbuja @ProfOsinbajo @segalink @obyezeks.”
Senator Dino who later shared pictures of some policemen tagged it:
GYB fake police laying siege for SDM. Try again..
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