Prince Mustapha Mona Audu, an aspirant for the Idah Federal Constituency Reps, Kogi State, has written a petition to the Inspector General of Police against the incumbent House Member representing the federal constituency, David Zacharias, over threats and plots of attacks.
Mona is his petition against Zacharias who is seeking re-election said, “I write to inform you of the imminent danger posed by one Hon. David Idris Zacharias who on 14th and 15th of May 2022, at the APC screening in Abuja and at Frasier Suites Hotel Central Area, Abuja, threatened to murder the National Chairman of the APC, HE Abdullahi Adamu, for the support he believed the National Chairman was giving to me.
“Hon. Idris Zacharias also threatened my life, the life of my wife and my fellow colleague that was in the meeting, Hon. Barrister Haruna Yusuf. He threatened election violence and to murder any delegate that votes for me at the upcoming APC primary election this weekend.
“He also threatened to use fetish means of attack to derail our project and has so far been bragging that he has begun his attacked. As write this, 2 of my vehicles have been set ablaze under very mysterious circumstances (yesterday and 3 days ago).
“Hon. David Idris Zacharias has also threatened at least 2 other aspirants running for this position and I believe he has the intention to carry out his threat.
“Yesterday, 23 May 2022, there was an ambush laid out by him and his people to attack our convoy and the head of the Joint Task Force (ITF) was the one who intervened by informing us ahead of time which made us alter our plans.
“We are praying for your swift intervention to avoid chaos at the upcoming APC Primaries in Idah and to avoid a breakdown of Law and Order.
“Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.”