Multiple Injured As APC, PDP Clash In Oyo


In the early hours of Saturday, supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reportedly clashed in Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State just few hours before the commencement of the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections.

According to a source, the suspected PDP’s supporters allegedly stirred trouble when they attacked a bus conveying people to the. election ground.

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In a reprisal attack, some supporters of the APC had reportedly tracked down the leaders of the attackers to their hideout where a fight ensued, leaving many people injured.

At least, one of the wounded was said to be on danger list at an undisclosed hospital in the town.

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As of the time of filing this report, efforts to contact the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, to comment on the matter, proved abortive, as calls placed across to him were not answered.


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