One dies, many injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ifo


Punch reported One person died on Thursday, while several were injured as supporters of both the APC and APM clashed in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The Punch correspondent gathered that the APC had organized a rally in Ifo ahead of the March 9 governorship election in the state.

The rally, however, turned bloody when supporters of the Allied People’s Movement reportedly hit one of the supporters of the APC with their vehicle thereby killing him.

According to an eye witness, the development triggered violence as supporters of both parties engaged in a free-for-all fight which led to many from both sides sustaining various degrees of injury.

The Punch correspondent gathered that the deceased, identified as Thompson Eleka, was a member of the APC in Ifo.

The Police PRO in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the police had arrested 10 suspects in connection with the crisis.




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