JUST IN: Ondo 2020: Violence in State capital as PDP, APC supporters clash again(photos)

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

With barely six days to the gubernatorial elections in Ondo State, tension has heightened in the State capital, Akure, on Sunday morning, 4th October, when supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and those of the ruling, All Progressives Congress (APC) clashed again.

VOICE AIR MEDIA obtained that many have been injured in the bloody attack that was said to be a reprisal of the killing of an APC member in Oba Nla area of Akure on Saturday night.


Due to heavy shooting along Oba Adeshida road in Akure, motorists have stopped plying the road for safety. The fight, according to residents, has also spread to Erakhale area of the capital.

VOICE AIR MEDIA gathered that various vehicles belonging to the APC and PDP have also been vandalised in the process.

Police react
The police spokesperson in the state, Tee-Leo Ikoro, told our correspondent that police officers are on their way to the scene of the violence.

This newspaper had reported a series of violent clashes in the state ahead of the election.

Some civil society organizations have also warned that the election may be marred with violence.

    Details coming…

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