Ogun PDP slams Gov Abiodun for abruptly imposing curfew, banning okada riders

The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) has berated Governor Dapo Abiodun for abruptly imposing curfew on residents of the State.

The PDP additionally condemned the choice of the Governor, banning Okada riders and buses from Wednesday until Friday.

DAILY POST stories that Gov Abiodun on Wednesday night imposed rapid curfew on residents of the state, whereas banning the operations of Okada riders, industrial buses.

The Governor additionally stated there must be no type of procession or gathering above 20 individuals.

Gov Abiodun’s announcement has generated many damaging reactions throughout the State, as many accused him of not giving any purpose for what they termed the “emergency curfew”.

Reacting in an announcement on Thursday, the Ogun PDP Publicity Secretary, Akinloye Bankole, stated the occasion is perplexed that, “the State authorities may take such a horrible determination, with out due consultations with applicable quarters.”

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Bankole informed DAILY POST that in a democratic setting, the federal government was anticipated to provide a number of days discover earlier than announcement of the curfew.

He said that the State authorities ought to word that Nigerians are nonetheless recuperating from their particular person losses, occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic scourge, saying Ogun State residents are additionally not omitted.

“Due consultations have to be made earlier than arriving at a ultimate determination,” he stated.

“No doubts, so many individuals can be affected by the curfew corresponding to intra and inter-state travellers, merchants transporting items and companies inside and outdoors the State.

“We additionally don’t know why Okada riders and bus drivers can be banned by the federal government. How will they feed themselves if they aren’t allowed to go about their each day companies?

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“All of us, as residents of the Gateway State are companions in democracy, inflicting extra hardship on the citizenry is inimical to democratic tenets,” the PDP stated.

In the meantime, the occasion has congratulated Nigerians on the nation’s 60th Independence anniversary.

“Whereas we take unfettered enjoyment of celebrating with the mass of the individuals, we’re nonetheless not unmindful of the agony, the frustration and the distress which Nigerians have witnessed because the delivery of the ruling APC authorities.

“Every so often as this, as soon as once more, the PDP urges the ruling authorities on the centre and at state ranges, particularly the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ogun state to return alive by rising responsibly to all its electoral guarantees made to the individuals throughout electioneering interval,” Akinloye said.

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