Abia Govt Asks Security Agencies To Probe Shooting By Otti’s Armed GuardsLatest News, News From The State, Nigeria 2015 Election Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
The Abia State government has called on security agencies to look into the alleged shooting of an innocent Abian, Frank Dickson by the armed guards of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Alex Otti at Umuojiocha village square, Oboro in Ikwuano Local Government Area.
Briefing newsmen at the Government House on the incident, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dr. ACB Agbazuere condemned the attack, which shattered the legs of the victim who is now receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia.
He expressed disappointment at the attitude of Dr. Alex Oti who has been trying to disrupt the peace of the state and recalled that recently, Otti’s camp shot the PDP House of Representatives candidate for Isiala Ngwa, Chief Darlinton Nwokocha in Isiala Ngwa South, attacked and destroyed campaign vehicles of the PDP governorship candidate, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, in Uturu, pointing out that nobody has monopoly of violence.
Dr. Agbazuere warned those instigating violence in the state should not take the humaneness of the governor for granted, stressing that the Abia State government will no longer condone violence from any person or group or watch anybody forcefully intimidate innocent Abians in the name of politics.
He urged the governorship candidates of the various parties in the state to abide by the peace accord they entered into before security personnel.
When contacted at his hospital bed at the FMC, Umuahia, Mr. Frank Dickson confirmed that he was shot in one of his legs at Ikwuano, pointing out that good Samaritans brought him to the hospital where he is now receiving treatment.
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