ONE DEAD AS APC, PDP CLASH DURING LG ELECTION IN EKITI STATE.
The Saturday’s Local government election in Ekiti State turned bloody in Ikere Ekiti, as supporters of APC and PDP attacked each other with charms and other dangerous weapon at Araromi area of the town.
During the bloody clash a young man was killed while several other persons were left with various injuries.
Eyewitnesses told Roundoffnews that the crisis disrupted the electoral process in the area as people scampered for safety of their lives.
The deceased was said to have been attacked by some youths after a hot argument which ensued between them at the polling unit.
What actually led to this argument has been sceptical as both parties have continued to trade blames.
The deceased had been taken to mortuary while those who sustained injuries are currently in hospital for treatment.
Speaking with our correspondent on telephone, acting Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday Abutu confirmed the incident saying investigation was ongoing on the matter