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BREAKING: Suspected political thugs kill PDP councilor, injure others in Ibadan

Suspected political thugs have killed a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) councilor, representing ward 10, Ibadan South East local government, Sulaiman Ariyibi at a political rally at Ile Tuntun along Oluyoro Academy road, Ibadan on Thursday.

It was learnt that the suspected thugs who are armed with dangerous weapons attacked the campaign train of the PDP and sniffed life out of the deceased while a member of the House of Representatives, representing Ibadan South East Federal Constituency and scores others escaped death by whiskers.

Confirming the incident, the PDP Publicity Secretary, Engr. Akeem Olatunji alleged that the campaign train was attacked by sponsored thugs of one of the leading opposition parties in the state.

According to him, “suspected thugs of one of the leading opposition parties attacked our campaign train at Ile Tuntun and killed Ariyibi, a councilor representing ward 10, Ibadan South East local government.

“Scores of our supporters including Hon Agboworin escaped death by whiskers.”

The Commissioner of Police, Adebowale Williams in a telephone interview said his officers have been deployed to the area to arrest the situation.

According to him, “we are yet to get the details information about the incident but we have deployed our men to the area to restore peace in the area.”

However, normalcy has since returned back to the area as people are going about their normal businesses without hinderance.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online news platform - Politics, Sport & Entertainment. Prevail Inegbenose hails from Irrua, Esan Central LGA of Edo State. He studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. Prevail Inegbenose is a veteran journalist with 15 years of active and practical journalism. He has authored so many write-ups, a lot of which had been published in the newspapers, magazines and social media. Hence Prevail Inegbenose is a Journalist, Writer, Researcher, Author, Communication Expert and Consultant, Social Media Influencer, Project Management Expert, Peace Ambassador and Advocate of Good Governance and Better Society. He's a Pastor, in fact the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja Nigeria.

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