Sad one as so-called supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday clashed during a campaign rally in Omuo Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti East Local Government Area, with no fewer than 20 persons sustained various degrees of injuries.
In a report from Nation news, political supporters of the APC were said to be holding a joint rally for the senatorial candidate in Ekiti South District, Prince Dayo Adeyeye and the House of Representatives candidate in Ekiti South Federal Constituency, Hon Femi Bamisile when the suspected PDP thugs invaded the rally and launched attacks on them.
According to the report, those who allegedly carried out the attacks were loyalists of the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi and senatorial candidate of the PDP in Ekiti South.
However, the victims which includes APC supporters, Adeniyi Saliu , Kayode Ojo and Adeniyi Ayo , reportedly sustained serious cut in the heads, back and stomach, had been referred to Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti for intensive medical care.
Another 15 others were said to have been wounded during the unexpected attack.