The Peoples Democratic Party has warned that its members will mobilize and resist any plots by outgoing Ekiti All Progressives Congress state lawmakers to remove Governor Ayo Fayose.
The party’s national publicity secretary, Olisa Metuh, in a statement on Monday said the PDP was aware that the outgoing lawmakers were desperate to wreak havoc on the state before the end of their tenure on Thursday as a final attempt in their failed mission to unseat Governor Ayo Fayose.
The PDP however warned the lawmakers to watch their steps and not to take its civility for granted, as it would not hesitate to defend the governor with all force availed by the law.
“We wish to state in very clear terms that we would not condone any more moves by the rejected APC lawmakers to subvert the will of the people of Ekiti state as expressed in the mandate freely given to Governor Ayo Fayose,” the PDP said.
“These outgoing APC lawmakers whose mandates have already been withdrawn by the people should watch their steps and not in any way take our civility and Governor Fayose’s deportment for peace, unity and harmony for granted.
“We issue this as a final warning. Our members and supporters in Ekiti state are able, willing and ready to defend our mandate using all available instruments granted by the law. We have the capacity and will have no other option unless the APC lawmakers retrace their steps and embrace peace. Enough is enough.”
The party underlined that the position of the Federal High court on the status of the lawmakers and proceedings of the house regarding the odious plot to impeach Governor Fayose is clear.
It said it would not in any way “condone or tolerate any move by the APC lawmakers to subvert the course of justice.”
While commending the people of Ekiti state for their courage in standing by Governor Fayose, the PDP urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the lawmakers to order, especially given the olive branch already extended to them by the governor in the interest of peace and development of the state.
Finally, the party charged security agencies to be on high alert and ensure that there is no breakdown of law and order in the state.
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