The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has claimed that unknown gunmen are planning to attack the national secretariat of the party and eliminate some of its leaders.
In a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Police titled 'Threat to the lives of some NNPP leaders: Request for action to protect lives and property', the party's Acting National Chairman Abba Kawu Alli urged urged the security service to conduct an investigation. thorough investigation into the situation.
Alli stated that the NNPP is a peaceful party and has never used violence to make demands.
The letter read: “We wish to use this medium to inform your good office of reports of threats to lives and properties of some leaders of our great party, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
“According to the information available to us, there are plans by some people under the name 'unknown gunmen' to attack the National Secretariat of our party, while at the same time some leaders of the party have been marked for elimination.
“We use this medium to request a thorough investigation into this report and also for adequate protection around our national headquarters and the leadership of the party. The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) is a peaceful party that has never used or used violence to further its demands.
“It is recalled that various attacks on the party in the past have never resulted in any retaliation from us as we believe that no country can make progress in an atmosphere of anarchy. We therefore urge you, sir, to urgently investigate this request.”
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