"The palace condemns the attitude of some miscreants who went and sealed the entrance of the party secretariat with the traditional palm fronds which is the traditional means of sealing off premises in Akureland.
"We want to state that carrying out traditional sealing-off of premises remains the prerogative of the Palace.
"The Deji of Akure remains non-partisan and a father to all political aspirants and never authorized such.
"Oba Ogunlade frowns at this attitude and wishes to inform the general public that such act did not emanate from the palace.
"We call on the APC party executives to unravel the circumstances behind this abominable act. We equally call on security agencies to investigate and bring to book those behind the sacrilegious act so as to serve as deterrent to would-be persons."