The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Ogun State has denied involvement in violence and disruption of Saturday’s elections in some parts of the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state had accused members of the union of engaging in ballot box snatching, harassment and intimidation of voters in some parts of the state.
The party alleged that the state Chairman of the union, Akibu Titilayo, popularly known as Efele, led his members to attack several polling units in Ogun East Senatorial District where ballot boxes were snatched and ballot papers burnt.
The party also alleged that Efele and some members of the union were arrested by the police with AK-47 rifles but were later released.
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But, reacting to the allegations, the state Secretary of the union, Tiwalade Akingbade, in a statement on Tuesday, said the PDP was engaging in a campaign to disrepute the union.
He described the allegations as “false, mischievous, baseless and incredible.”
Akingbade said the RETEAN chairman never left his Ososa home in Odogbolu LGA after
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