Ekiti by-election: Sen Olujimi escapes by a whisker as political thugs kill 3

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Ekiti by-election: Sen Olujimi escapes by a whisker as political thugs kill 3

Olujimi, Lawan, Senate
Senator Biodun Olujimi

By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti

The House of Assembly by-election for Ekiti East Constituency one in Ekiti state was on Saturday marred by violence as political thugs went on a rampage, unleashing mayhem on voters and security agents, leading to the death of three persons.

The seat became vacant following the death of Juwa Adegbuyi in February who represented the constituency.

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Vanguard gathered that political thugs allegedly sponsored by one of the major political parties in the election unleashed violence on voters and security agents leading to the killing of a policewoman and two other persons, while several others are receiving treatment from a private hospital.

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The shootings happened three hours into the poll at Ward 7, Unit 7 of the Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi, who escaped by whiskers as the political thugs went on rampage in her polling units.

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