Friday, August 21, 2020

Ondo LG Elections: Scores injured as APC, ADC supporters clash [photos]

Police in Ondo State are investigating the cause of a bloody clash between the supporters of the All Progressives Congress and the African Democratic Congress on Friday in Ondo town, Ondo West Local Government Area.

A similar incident has also been reported in Ilaje local government where members of the All Progressives Congress were allegedly attacked by hoodlums.

The incidents occurred 24 hours to the council election, scheduled to hold on Saturday, August 22.

The police spokesperson, Tee Leo-Ikoro, who confirmed the incident on Friday, said, “so many people were injured.”

Although details of the incidents are scanty, It was learnt that the parties’ supporters clashed during campaign outing.

No fewer than 15 cars were reportedly vandalised during the Ondo mayhem, as their windscreens were smashed.

Many were said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries in the clash.