Osun: NURTW chair petitions police, says PDP after his life

CHAIRMAN of the Osogbo branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Kazeem Oyewale has petitioned the Osun State Police Command over alleged threat to his life.

Oyewale, who is popularly known as Asiri Eniba, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Ademola Adeleke, and the state chairman of the party of plotting to eliminate him.

In the petition submitted to the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, Oyewale alleged that the recent attack on his personality by the PDP Campaign Council and public incitement against him has endangered his life.

The petition titled ‘Urgent Attention: Threat To My Life By The Osun State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’, was dated Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

“The Joint Legal, Security and Media Committee of the PDP at a Press Conference allegedly addressed in Osogbo yesterday, is in furtherance of its penchant for violence to fabricate lies against my personality just to prepare the ground to eliminate me and attack my businesses.



    “But the security aspect of the issue raised and my safety is the most important to me because in recent times when PDP raise such allegations, what follows is a clandestine action. The two major recent developments in the state have proved that.

    “As a transporter and leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), political choice is within the purview of my fundamental human right as guaranteed by the Nigeria 1999 Constitution as amended and such should not become a reason for the state chapter of PDP to eliminate me and destroy my businesses,” Oyewale said in the petition.

    The transport union leader further asked the police to hold the PDP governorship candidate, PDP State Caretaker Chairman, Adekunle Akindele, the Director General, Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Sunday Bisi, Chairman PDP Legal Committee, Niyi Owolade and others responsible for any attempt on his life, family, relatives, businesses and properties.

    The development is coming ahead of the Osun State governorship election scheduled to hold on July 16.

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