Each day Put up reviews that some unknown hoodlums, on Friday night time, triggered critical mayhem in Ede, burning the residence of the dad and mom of Kofoworola Babajide.
Babajide is the Minority Chief within the Osun State Home of Meeting.
It was additionally gathered that residents of Ede city are actually dwelling in worry within the aftermath of the incident.
Babajide, whereas talking to journalists on Saturday revealed that his father has not been seen since his home was burnt down.
He disclosed that earlier than his guardian’s home was burnt, some hoodlums suspected to be political thugs had earlier attacked some members of the Peoples Democratic Get together on the venue of a ward he attended in Ede.
“Some armed thugs attacked us throughout a ward assembly of PDP in Ede yesterday (Friday). After that, I left for Osogbo. Later, I used to be informed that they had been attacking my dad and mom’ home. They burnt the home and since then, I’ve not seen my father.
“We don’t know if he’s burnt alive inside the house or they have kidnapped him.”
The Osun State Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke has since reacted to the event.
His spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, Adeleke accused the outgoing Governor, Gboyega Oyetola of plotting to destabilise the state forward of his exit from workplace in November.
He acknowledged that the agenda is to start out conflicts and reprisal assaults from Ede which is able to ultimately engulf the entire state forward of the transition train.
Senator Adeleke who strongly condemned the arson assaults on the lawmaker’s household referred to as on safety businesses to nip within the bud, the rising agenda to plunge the state into disaster, warning that the peaceable conduct of the July election and the jubilant temper post-election needs to be sustained.
“I urge safety businesses to swing into motion and convey to e-book perpetrators of that dastardly assault on an harmless senior citizen whose solely sin could also be that his son is the PDP’s minority chief in Osun State Home of Meeting. Acts of violence should cease as election is just not conflict.
“I appeal to the political class in Osun state particularly Governor Oyetola to be mindful of the harsh socio-economic condition of our people at the grassroots. We should respect their choice of leadership. It is immoral to further complicate the prevailing hardship with mindless politically motivated violence.”
The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Get together additionally referred to as Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and safety businesses to instantly arrest the scenario in Ede and different components of the state earlier than it escalates.
The Caretaker Chairman of the PDP, Adekunle Akindele within the assertion on Saturday additionally condemned the assault on Babajide.
The Osun State Police Command has since confirmed the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola mentioned the incident occurred on Friday night time.