Tension in Ogun as deputy speaker's office, vehicles are burnt by hoodlums

Tension in Ogun as deputy speaker's office, vehicles are burnt by hoodlums

- Thugs believed to be loyal to a political party attack the constituency office of Taiwo Oluomo

- The thugs burnt down the building and vehicles belonging to the deputy speaker of Ogun state

- The APC and the commissioner of police in the state confirm the incident adding that investigations are ongoing

There was tension in Ifo, a populated town in Ogun on Sunday, April 21, as thugs suspected to be sponsored by a defeated political party in the state attacked the constituency office of the deputy speaker, Taiwo Oluomo.

Oluomo’s office and vehicles were completely razed by the hoodlums.

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Oluomo, while giving details of the incident, said the attack happened immediately after the celebration of Akoogun festival in Ifo in which one of the boys believed to be opposed to APC during the last election was reported to have invited many political thugs and unionists for the attacks.

He said vehicles razed included three forty-two (342) seater buses, one Luxury bus and another thirty six seater bus, which he uses for free school shuttle for children oin the town.

The APC in the state, also confirmed the incident displaying photographs of the destroyed vehicles and accusing thugs loyal to one of the major parties that contested for the governorship election as responsible.

Bashir Makama, the commissioner of police in the state, said investigations are ongoing concerning the incident.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Adekunle Akinlade, the governorship aspirant of Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun state, was heading to the elections petition tribunal.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the poll.

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Akinlade polled 222,153 votes as against APC’s Abiodun, who scored 241,670 votes in the keenly contest election.

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