Report of attack on Bauchi collation center: Leko’s Campaign Council blames PDP thugs

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

The Campaign Council of the house of representatives-elect under the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency, Alhaji Jafaru Gambo Leko Dull has blamed the PDP thugs for attacking the party’s supporters in Bununu, where the results of the election were been collated on 26th February, 2023.

The Campaign Council which made this known while speaking to some journalists in Bauchi on Monday in reaction to recent report of attack on the collation center in some media outfits, accused PDP thugs for attacking the supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which won the house of representatives seat for Bogoro, Dass and Tafawa Balewa federal constituency in Bauchi.

The Deputy Director of the Campaign Council, Michael Gizo Damina blamed the PDP for the attack on some perceived supporters of the APC even in the eve of the presidential and National assembly elections which took place on Saturday 25th February, 2023.

The Leko Campaign Council while stating that their attention has been drawn to a story with a caption, “Thugs attack collation Centre in Bauchi’, added that the they received the news with high degree of shock and surprise.

According to them, the story is a cooked lies coming from people they thought at first were seasoned politicians but lacks such qualities.

The Campaign Council which recalled that the story makers claimed that thugs were hired by the APC that won the election, debunked the allegations.

While describing the allegations as lie, the campaign council said, the house of representatives-elect, Alhaji Leko has even before the election, shown great deal of tolerance, maturity and peaceful attitude towards all and sundry.

Michael Gizo Damina said anybody who has followed Leko’s campaign manifestos, utterances and speeches, can testify that he has in several occasions warned all his supporters and fans to be law abiding and peaceful.

The Campaign Council added that the Lawmaker-elect has always warned his supporters not to carry along with them, sticks, canes or anything that can serve as an instrument of harassment to anyone during his campaigns.

The text presented by the deputy Campaign Director, Michael Gizo Damina was signed by its Director Media and Publicity, Godiya Lumi Jumma.

They quoted Leko to have informed his supporters during his campaigns thus, “in this season of campaigns and electioneering, I beg you all my supporters and my Party faithful’s to remain calm and peaceful with everybody including our opponents, If someone abuse you just say sorry, if someone look for your trouble, just plead with Him, if they slap you on account of me, to show me that you love me please don’t revenge because he who knows is winning will not fight or cause trouble”.

The Campaign Council noted that the allegations are cheap framed and worthless lies cooked to tarnish the good image of the Reps member-elect, Alhaji Leko Dull whose character has earned him the love of his constituents.

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