- Akin Adeyi, a chieftain of PDP and ex-DSS official, has alleged that supporters of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state are after his life
- Adeyi, who contested the PDP primary against Adeleke said since he had exposed the irregularities in Adeleke's certificates, he had not had the space to breathe in the state
- The PDP chieftain who contested against Adeleke during the party's primary disclosed this in a petition he wrote to the police and copied the DSS
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Osogbo, Osun - A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state and an ex-officer of the department of state service (DSS), Akin Adeyi, has cried out for help.
Adeyi petitioned the assistant inspector general of police, zone XI, over the allegation of a threat to his life by governor Ademola Adeleke's loyalists in Osun, The Nation reported.
On Saturday, Adeyi's restaurant along Ring road in Osogbo was demolished under the supervision of a PDP chieftain popular in the state, with some men putting on police uniforms.
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The petition titled "Re: Threat to my life - Save my soul" was addressed to the police while the DSS is copied.
Adeyi noted that he had petitioned the agency before over because his life is in danger.
His statement reads in part:
“I am compelled to write for the second time in this year to seek for the protection of the Osun State police command and the DSS over several sponsored assaults and threat to my life by some privileged people in the state."
Adeyi said since he had approached the PDP aspirant screening appeal committee with a petition questioning the certificates of Governor Ademola Adeleke in 2021, his life had been under threat.
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