We’re ready for arrest, detention and death – Secondus

The National Chairman of the PDP, said members of the opposition were ready to be arrested , intimidated and even killed as the 2019 presidential election approached.

He said this when the thirty-nine political parties met in Abuja on Monday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to field a single presidential candidate in 2019 .

He said that the Buhari regime had been carrying on as if it had cowed every Nigerian , warning that there was no way the regime would kill all the opposing views .

He berated the regime for its actions, adding that the government of Buhari was planning to either arrest or jail vocal members of the opposition before the 2019 general elections .

He said , “Just last week , the APC conquest regime came up with Executive Order which all political watchers including civil society groups liken to Decree 2 of the military era .
“ We know why they are doing this on the eve of a general election because they know the people have turned their back on them, but they want to retain power at all costs including cowing us down.

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“ But we cannot be cowed , if our heroes past had been cowed down we would not have democracy or a nation today.

“ We must stand up for the rule of law to prevail or posterity would judge us harshly.

“ Our leaders were fearless and united and they rescued this country from draconian regimes in the past .
“ By what we are doing today, fear has taken flight and the spirit of God has taken over, we must stand up to defend our people .

“ I therefore call on all of us to be strong , steadfast and courageous . Let’s chase out the APC in our lives and form a national government that will bring succour to our people .

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