[BREAKING] Ekiti by-election: Three persons killed as thugs unleash mayhem on voters
•Olujimi escapes by whiskers
The House of Assembly by-election for Ekiti East Constituency one in Ekiti State was on Saturday marred by violence as political thugs unleashed mayhem on voters and security agents.
The seat became vacant following the death of Juwa Adegbuyi in February who represented the constituency.
Tribune Online who monitored the election observed that three persons including a policewoman have been killed by the political thugs allegedly sponsored by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) while about five persons are receiving treatment from a private hospital.
The shootings happened three hours into the poll at Ward 7, Unit 7 of the Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi. The senator only escaped by whiskers as the political thugs went on rampage in her polling units.
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