Ahead of the Ngor Okpala State Constituency bye election scheduled to hold on February 26 ,the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Imo State chapter, has condemned in its entirety an attack said to have been carried out by some hoodlums against supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ngor Okpala LGA
PDP New Media Director, Mr. Collins Opurozor, had in a statement on Monday, alleged that Imo PDP campaign trail were ambushed and attacked by hoodlums who wielded assorted weapons at Ntu in Ngor Okpala.
He further claimed that members and supporters of the party sustained various degrees of injuries, and campaign vehicles smashed.
Reacting to the attack, Chairman, APGA in Imo State, Mr. John Iwuala, condemned the attacks, which he described as uncalled for, unacceptable and unnecessary.
He called for issues based campaigns which would afford the good people of Ngor Okpala the opportunity to make an informed choice at the bye elections.
Iwuala also sued for a peaceful election, devoid of manipulation from any quarters.
He however warned that APGA in Imo State would resist any attempt to attack its members or supporters ahead of the bye election.
“We would resist any attempt to attack our party members in Ngor Okpala. Anyone who unleashes violence on our members would be resisted and we would equally return violence for violence” he said
The Party Chairman said APGA would hold its grand rally on Thursday, 24th February, 2022, and expressed optimism that the party is in pole position clinch victory at the polls