Violence Erupts In Ondo Over Jimoh Ibrahim’s Inclusion In Polls

Angry Youths In Ondo Burning Tyres…
Violence erupted in Ondo capital, Akure on Friday, October
28, 2016 as Jimoh Ibrahim was announced the PDP candidate by INEC.

According to a report by SaharaReporters, thousands of
aggrieved youths staged a protest against the candidature of Ibrahim ahead of
the November 26, 2016 governorship election.
It was further reported that the protesters in Akure blocked
the major roads and entrance of the popular Oba Adesida, Isolo, Arakale, and
Oyemekun road in the capital city.
The protesters, who destroyed campaign posters and
billboards of Ibrahim, were also reported to have barricaded all the adjourning
routes to the streets of the state capital brandishing dangerous weapons such as
stones, sticks, and machetes.

Actions of the aggrieved youths, who were believed to have
been instigated by top politicians in the state, paralyzed the business of the
day as security agencies tried to calm the situation.


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