- Police have arrested 6 people, following the clash between APC and PDP
- The clash was said to have started on Tuesday, September 29, during which no less than 3 people were injured
- The arrest of the suspects was confirmed by Tee-Leo Ikoro, the Ondo Police Public Relations Officer
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The police command in Ondo state has arrested 6 people in connection with the Tuesday, September 29, clash between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tee-Leo Ikoro, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) confirmed the arrest of the suspects with the attack that occurred in Ipele, in Owo local government area of the state, Nigerian Tribune reports.
According to Ikoro, 6 people who allegedly destroyed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's billboards in Ipele community have been apprehended. of the candidate of the APC,
The police spokesman further said that officers were already trailing those who allegedly destroyed PDP's billboards and arrest them.
”There was a clash in Ipele and we have begun an investigation into the matter because there were allegations and counter-allegations from both parties.”
This development is coming after some suspected political thugs attacked the convoy of the candidate of the PDP for the Ondo state governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede.
No fewer than three persons were injured during the attack which occurred at Ipele and Owo in Owo local government area of the state.
Legit.ng gathered that the report said a PDP member identified as Amuda Sikiru was shot in the face and abdomen during the campaign rally in Owo by suspected thugs allegedly working for the APC.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the campaign rally of Jegede was disrupted by some unknown thugs on Tuesday, September 29, in Owo.
The thugs launched their attack while Eyitayo was addressing the crowd comprising PDP supporters.
Similarly, the APC has been accused of attacking the campaign office of the deputy governor of Ondo state, Ajayi Agboola in Akure, the state capital.
The governorship candidate further alleged that the ruling party mobilized thugs to attack the campaign office and were out to cause mayhem before the election.
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