The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the October 10th Ondo gubernatorial election, Eyitayo Jegede said that he and his entourage were attacked by heavily armed APC thugs yesterday in Ikpele Owo during their campaign.
In a statement put out by Mr Jegede, he revealed that three of his supporters were shot and wounded while their vehicles were burnt.
“Today, we were attacked in Ipele and Owo township in Owo Local Government Area by heavily armed APC political thugs. Hon. Amuda Sikiru, Messrs Taye Akintufede and Seun Ogunlade were all shot and wounded. Our vehicles were burnt and destroyed,” Mr Jegede said.
The PDP Candidate warned that the thugs are threatening the peace and stability of the state, and called on the Inspector General of Police to protect the lives and properties of the people of Ondo State.
He however noted that he and his supporters will not be intimidated in the pursuit of victory in the oncoming election.