Politics

One Killed As Amosun’s Rally At Ilaro Go Awry

At least one person was killed on Monday at Ilaro in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State as two groups of hoodlums clashed.An eyewitness, Biodun Sowunmi, who spoke with The Vanguard said the incident occurred during the assessment tour of Governor Ibikunle Amosun to the local government. He said the fighting was over territorial protection.
The incident reportedly left many people injured as a result of dangerous weapons used by the rival gangs.
It was gathered that the incident occurred outside the venue of the assessment tour and did not affect the programme.
The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed that one person lost his life during the incidence.
He said that 16 people had been arrested, while weapons, including four pump action guns, cutlasses, axes and assorted charms were seized.
Governor Amosun is seeking a second term bid as Governor of the state.

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