The Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the gun attack against party members during Thursday’s visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to Ilorin.

The Kwara APC Chairman, Bashir Bolarinwa, called on the security agencies to swiftly arrest and bring the perpetrators to justice.

He said the unprovoked attack was the second of such in three days against APC members and supporters in the state.

Bolarinwa recalled a similar attack on the campaign train of the party’s candidate for the Kwara South Senatorial district, Lola Ashiru, in Ojoku that left one dead, another fighting for his life and many others injured.

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He said it is an unacceptable act of impunity for criminals to be so emboldened as to carry out an attack while the country’s number two man was visiting.

“We are therefore calling on the security agencies to clamp down on these criminals and swiftly bring them to justice in order to create a peaceful atmosphere for the people of Kwara to exercise their franchise at the polls on Saturday and on March 9,” he said.

The Kwara APC Chairman said he is aware that the security agencies have started arresting thugs, hoodlums and other criminals across the state.

He urged them to intensify their efforts in order to rid the state of those who are bent on sabotaging the elections.

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