Security Agents Urged To Arrest, Prosecute PDP Chieftain For Intimidating INEC Officials

Voices have grown louder for the arrest and prosecution of a chieftain of people’s Democratic party (PDP) in Kaduna State for intimidating officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the March 18 governorship election won by Uba Sani of All Progressives Congress (APC).

A member and chieftain of PDP Danjuma Sarki was seen in a viral video at Kaduna North INEC Office intimidating and threatening to deal with officials of the commission for alleged support for APC.

An act many pointed out was capable of overheating the ongoing hearing at election petition tribunal and throwing the state into political skirmish.

Latest condemnation of the Sarki’s action was contained in a statement issued to Journalists over the weekend in Kaduna by a group known as Kaduna Concerned Stakeholders.

Action of Sarki was described as unruly, rascally and capable of causing crisis between parties’ supporters In the state.

The statement signed by Chairman of the group Comrade Abdullahi Ibrahim further called on security agencies such as; the DSS and Police to investigate and Prosecute Danjuma Sarki and his collaborators to save the state and protect lives and property of citizens.

“We condemn in strongest terms action of one Danjuma Sarki, a member of PDP in Kaduna state who took laws into his hand by invading INEC’s office and threatening to cause chaos if the wishes of his party were not granted.

“We by this statement joining other peace loving individuals of the state who equally condemned the action of PDP supporters led by Sarki whose motive is to cause chaos because they have seen that their candidate is fighting a lost battle at the tribunal.

“What Danjuma Sarki did is dramatic and funny and we want the public to know that INEC is answerable to the court not to him and his cohorts.

“We are advocates of rule of law and adherents of constitutional provisions which should as well be upheld by all political actors in our political terrain for peace and development of our democracy.

“It is in this light We enjoin all parties in the ongoing tribunal hearings to desist from acts capable of overheating the temperature of our politics and governance.

“We therefore, call on security agencies to forthwith arrest and Prosecute Danjuma Sarki and anybody who by any guise found culpable of causing crisis in our dear state,” the statement added.