Osun guber poll: Adeyeye sues for peace

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OSOGBO – Sen. Olusola Adeyeye (APC), representing Osun Central District the , on Monday called for peaceful conduct of the Aug. 9 governorship election the state.

Adeyeye made the call Osogbo an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a forum with members of the Correspondents Chapel, Nigeria Union of (), Osogbo.

The senator, who reacting the July 1 alleged bomb at Agbedegbede Ile-Ife, said he shocked when he received news of the explosion.

On the political implications of the explosion, Adeyeye told NAN that since he did not know the background of the incident, the duty of the police investigate the matter.

The state had on July 2, explained that a banger not an explosion or bomb was found at the scene of the incident.

Mr Ibrahim Maishanu, the Commissioner of Police, who spoke on behalf of the council, said the explosion did not pose threat lives and , adding that the state remained one of the most peaceful in the .


Speaking earlier while fielding questions from reporters, Adeyeye criticised violence and stressed the need for  peace before, during and after the governorship election.

“Once violence starts, is like cancer that spreads; that is a responsible government will not want to begin in its domain which is what Gov. Rauf Aregbesola is doing.

“Anybody who commits any crime will face the wrath of the .

as a person will not condone any form of violence and know the governor is equally averse to violence,” Adeyeye added.(NAN)