The Governor in statement on Saturday night vowed that no one involved in the dastardly act would go unpunished.
Consequently, while commiserating with the families of those reported to have been killed in the mayhem as well as those who sustained injuries, the Governor directed the State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Mobayo, to ensure that everybody involved in the violent act are apprehended and brought to book regardless of their party affiliation.
It will be recalled that earlier information gathered had revealed how Biodun Olujimi, Senator representing Ekiti South, reportedly escaped death, while at least three persons, including a policewoman, got killed in the ongoing House of Assembly by-election in Ekiti.
Trouble was said to have started when armed men broke into Omuo Ward 7, Unit 7, polling unit of the Senator and attacked voters and electoral officials but Olujimi’s security aides reportedly whisked her to safety.
In the same vein, the armed men were said to have moved to other polling units where they also disrupted the voting exercise.
To this end both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the ave been trading blames for the ugly incident.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended the bye-election in Ekiti east.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Adeniran Tella said the suspension was based on violence that characterised the exercise in some polling unit in Omuo Ekiti.
Consequently, in your thoughts, who do you think could have sponsored these thugs and armed men to unleash terror on peaceful protesters ?
Content created and supplied by: Harmonizemedia (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More