The lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly Senator Smart Adeyemi has cried out over the alleged threat to his life and that of his family.
Senator Adeyemi in a statement he personally signed on Friday evening, noted that he had been told not to run for the Kogi West Senatorial District seat in the upcoming election.
Adeyemi, who is seeking to return to the Senate for the fourth time indicated that he had alerted the appropriate authorities of the alleged threat to his life.
Although Adeyemi did not reveal the names of people who were threatening his life, he, however, claimed that his perceived opponents wanted him to drop his reelection bid so that someone else may run in the election to fulfil a rotation agreement.
He promised his fans that nothing would stop him from running and that the people’s will would prevail.
“I have been persuaded and motivated to contest this election in continuous service to my people after very thoughtful deliberations with very senior folks and my constituents who believe in me. As a citizen of Nigeria, I am consequently adamant to go ahead, regardless of the repercussions” he added.