Violence has broken out at the Ogun State All Progressives Congress rally, scheduled to be held on Monday at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta.
Some people believed to be supporters of a political party in the state were seen chasing away supporters of the APC Governorship candidate in the state, Dapo Abiodun, from their seats.
According to reports from punchng.com, The suspected hoodlums went round the spectators’ side of the stadium, identified Abiodun’s supporters and injured them.
The victims scaled the fence to avoid being harmed by the attackers who threw dangerous objects such as stones and sticks at them.
Security operatives shielded President Muhammadu Buhari during an outbreak of violence at the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state on Monday.
The president could not end his speech at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta, where there was a mammoth crowd. The rally was brought to an abrupt end after Buhari raised the hand of Dapo Abiodun, the APC governorship candidate in the state.
Immediately, the president raised Abiodun’s hand, some aggrieved persons threw objects towards his direction, forcing security operatives to form a ring around him. The aggrieved persons had earlier pelted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, with stones and chased supporters of Abiodun from the stadium.