Eight injured, vehicle burnt as Akeredolu, Jegede’s supporters clash.


At least eight people were injured on Wednesday as supporters of Rotimi Akeredolu of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) clashed.

A car was also burnt in the clash that occurred at Oba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state.

This is happening less than a month to the October 10 governorship poll.

PREMIUM TIMES learnt that Mr Akeredolu’s campaign convoy ran into the campaign convoy of Mr Jegede and in the process, various vehicles were damaged.

The Akeredolu Campaign Organisation’s spokesperson, Olatunde Olabode, in a statement said Mr Jegede’s ‘thugs’ were responsible for the incident while they were going to Ikare-Akoko for their local government campaign.

“The branded campaign vehicle donated to Akeredolu campaign by Sola Iji has been set ablaze by the PDP hoodlums. The driver of the vehicle sustained bodily injury and now receiving treatment at a government hospital”, he said.

The spokesperson of the Eyitayo Jegede Campaign Organisation spokesperson, Samuel Fasua, in another statement, said several of Mr Jegede’s supporters were severely injured.

He also disclosed that…



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