Taraba Government Cautions against Political Thuggery
Taraba state government has condemned in strong terms, the attack on the entourage of Governor Darius Ishaku after bidding farewell to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Danbaba Suntai airport in Jalingo.
Governor Darius Ishaku
The state government also condemned the destruction of campaign billboards of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), and the intimidation of innocent citizens by thugs allegedly sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State.
The senior special assistant to Taraba State Governor on media and publicity, Bala Dan-Abu regretted that the presidential campaign rally of the APC ended on a tragic note as five (5) persons were reported dead.
He said several cars were destroyed in an attack on the convoy of Governor Darius Ishaku and his deputy after they accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to the Danbaba Suntai airport.
The statement also accused security agencies of providing cover for APC thugs to vandalize billboards and posters of opposition parties on the eve of President Buhari's visit to Taraba state.
The state government warned that it will no longer fold it's arms and allow the hard earned peace in the state get disrupted by sponsored political thugs.