…. Ila: PDP Shot Themselves, We’ve No Hand In It -APC
Osun State Organizing Secretary, Rashidi Adeniji has reportedly shot a member of the People Democratic Party, PDP, simply identified as Gani Gele to death in Ila Orangun.
It was gathered that security agencies have arrested the suspect and taken him to Osun Police Command in Osogbo.
As at the time of filing this report, all efforts by our correspondent to confirm the incident through the Osun Police Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, was unsuccessful.
Reacting to the incident, the Ila Orangun Local Government All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the area not to drag it into the controversy sorrouding the shooting of a PDP member by another PDP thug in Ward 4 of the Local Government Area, earlier today.
In a statement by the APC chairman in the Local government area, Mr. Joseph Adedokun, the party noted that its members only protested the over-voting recorded in one of the polling units in Ward 4 and that while the protest was on, one of the PDP thugs brought out his gun, targeting an APC member but the bullet hit one of the PDP members.
“Clearly, we have no hand in the shooting of any PDP member. They shot themselves by themselves. They wanted to kill one of us, but divine providence saved our member.
“Ask around, they attacked our people in Oke Ola area from Friday night till early hours of this morning. They are the ones known for violence. We call on the security operatives to do a thorough investigation and ensure all those connected with the incident are brought to book,” the APC chairman said.