The social media space has been buzzing with mixed reactions after a video of an All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain, Abu Giza being beaten and stripped naked in Nasarawa State emerged.
According to reports, the Chairman of the state’s Inter-party Advisory Council, Hon. Cletus Ogah Doma had condemned the attack on Abu Giza on Friday.
In a video which has been trending online Giza was stripped naked, molested, and humiliated by youths in Lafia the Nasarawa state capital yesterday.
The youths suspected to be supporters of the APC allegedly descended on the chieftain of the party at the Emir’s Palace in Lafia.
The IPAC Chairman encouraged youths to remain neutral and should not allow themselves to be used as agents in the hands of the politicians.
Ogah while describing the molestation of the APC chieftain, as a barbaric, unwholesome act insisted that Nigerians must rise against attack on innocent citizens.
He said, “The yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians to have a credible, peaceful conduct of elections in 2023, must not be allowed in the hands of the politicians causing troubles in the country.
“It is the collective responsibility of all actors and members of of all the political parties to ensure that campaigns are conducted with decorum and in accordance with the rules of the game.”
Reacting to the development, netizens took to their handles to share their opinions over the attack.
Members of APC rejecting tinibu before national chairman, Adamu in nasarawa pic.twitter.com/jokZ0lJMDX
— hardnut (@hardnut59370351) December 1, 2022
A strong message to APC and her supporters at Nasarawa today.
You can not be shamelessly campaigning to retain power after all you did to Nigerians in the past 7+ years.
National chairman stripped naked!
Apologize to Nigerians or face disgrace.
E go loud! pic.twitter.com/3uT4QdfbAS
— Dr. Charles Odogwu #Obidatti023 (@DrCharlesOdogwu) December 9, 2022
Action!!! APC national chairman Adamu was stripped naked today in his own town in Nasarrawa. pic.twitter.com/kG7PD2Hs7h
— email@example.com (@Alottechserv) December 10, 2022
APC.NATIONAL.CHAIRMAN ADAMU UNDERSIEGE AND STRIPPED NAKED IN HIS HOME.STATE. SLOWLY BUT SURELY. THE CHICKEN HAS COME.HOME TO ROAST APC R.I. P 2023 AND MY CONDOLANCE IN ADVANCE. DEMOCRACY IN A YION pic.twitter.com/T0HXj34HEz
— Mahdi Shehu (@shehu_mahdi) December 9, 2022