ONDO GUBER ELECTION: One Dies As Protest Turns Bloody in Ondo State


The protest in Ondo State, over the weekend, took a bloody dimension as a secondary school student was said to have been hit by the tear gas canister, released by the police in dispersing the rioters in Ondo town, near Ife garage.

This came as opposition political parties in the state, weekend, called for calm and caution over the protests. The name of the pupil has not been identified as at the time of filling this report.
According to Vanguard, the student of St Joseph College was on his way to the school on Friday when he was hit by the canister.

Moreso, Akure, the Ondo State capital, was not left out, as rioters again trooped to the streets, protesting the decision of INEC.Pro-Jegede Protesters in Ondo burning tires, blocking roads

The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, emerge from his Palace, over the weekend, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the Ondo PDP crisis arising from substitution of Eyitayo Jegede with Jimoh Ibrahim as governorship candidate by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) according to court orders.

Aladetoyinbo made the appeal while addressing aggrieved PDP members and the supporters, who again came out in their thousands at his Palace, in Akure.

He also enjoined INEC to be not be partisan.

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