More than ten people sustained gunshot wounds while scores of others sustained various degrees of injuries as supporters of the All Progressive Congress, APC clashed with those of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ojoku, Oyun local government area of Kwara State.
The incident happened last night between supporters of both parties when the APC Kwara South senatorial candidate, Architect Lola Ashiru visited Ojoku, the country home of his major contender and incumbent Senator representing the constituency, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim. The Offa born politician however escaped unhurt.
While the cause of the late night mayhem is yet to be ascertained, the APC and PDP have both accused each other of being behind the violence. The state Police PRO, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi said he has been briefed and that investigation is already ongoing. Those injured are receiving treatment in the hospital.