Transparency and Integrity

9/16/2020

BREAKING : Ondo PDP Candidate Eyitayo Jegede Attacked By Thugs In Akeredolu's Convoy



The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the forth coming Governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede has been attacked by thugs in Gov. Akeredolu's convoy. 

About 10 Vehicles belonging to the PDP in Ondo have been vandalized.
According to a statement issued by the state publicity secretary of the PDP, Perete Jegede was attacked at Oba Akoko,


According to a statement issued by the state publicity secretary of the PDP, Kenneth Perete, Jegede was attacked at Oba Akoko, 
at the palace of Oloba of Oba, Oba Nathaniel Adegoroye, the traditional ruler of the town, where he had gone to pay homage as part of his campaign visits to the town when the attackers descended on his campaign team.

Some of his supporters sustained varying degree of injuries and have been taken to the near hospital.


The attackers who were hooded stormed the location after alighting from the convoy of the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu who himself was passing by the area at the time.


Eyewitness revealed that neither Akeredolu nor the police operatives in the governor's convoy did anything to stop the attackers.

"Everybody was taken by surprise. Aketi people were passing before they stopped abruptly, and before you say Jack, these masked men rushed down and started breaking Jegede's vehicles. 

"We had to run for safety and by the time we ran one vehicle was in flame while about 8 others had their windscreens, side glasses and rearscreen smashed," the eyewitness added.


The PDP had suffered series of attacked in the state in recent times. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was allegedly accused of vandalising Jegede's billboards parts of the state in recent time.

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