The All Progressives Congress (APC), Osun State Chapter, yesterday urged Alkali Baba Usman, the Inspector General of Police to call Governor Ademola Adeleke to order.
APC alleged that dozens of its members have been attacked, it raised the alarm over threats to security and peace in the State, barely 24 hours after the Peoples Democratic Party PDP took oath of office.
The party also stated that many properties, including billboards and APC campaign vehicles have been destroyed, particularly in Osogbo, the State capital.
Tajudeen Lawal, the Acting Chairman of the Party, issued a statement, the party said, “Barely 24 hours after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), took over power in Osun State, anarchy appears to have taken the center stage.
“This is why the Osun State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba Usman to urgently intervene in the ugly security situation in the State.
“We knew since yesterday that the beast of yesteryears have returned to power, but we never imagined the extent of the havoc the are currently wrecking in Osun in less than 24 hours after the inauguration. Yesterday (Monday) can be best describe as a black day for our dear State.
“We are seriously disturbed and concerned about public peace and order, particularly the safety of our teeming members and supporters in Osun which has been under serious security threats since yesterday after the inauguration of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Governor of Osun State.
As at last count this morning (yesterday) more than 500 APC members have been attacked while a vehicle with APC campaign inscription was burnt in the Ayetoro area of Osogbo.
“Some of our party members have sustained various degrees of injuries and gun wounds at Old Garage, Ogo — Oluwa in Osogbo, and the ongoing senseless attack has already spilled to Ile Ife, Ilesa, Iwo, Ede, Ila and Ikirun.