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Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

As the people of Ondo get set to vote in the governorship election today, November 26, photos have emerged of wanton destruction that preceded the polls.

Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

[caption id="attachment_1063047" align="alignnone" width="391"] Smashed screen on a mini-bus[/caption]

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed on Friday, November 25 at the Owo residence of Chief Jamiu Ekungba, an APC governorship aspirant who lost out in the September 3 primaries in Ondo state, by armed thugs.

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Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

[caption id="attachment_1063048" align="alignnone" width="391"] Another smashed windscreen of a car[/caption]

Ekiti state governor’s special assistant on new media Lere Olayinka also reported late on Friday, November 25 that there was carnage in Owo, which is also the hometown of Rotimi Akeredolu, the APC governorship candidate in the Ondo election.

Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

[caption id="attachment_1063050" align="alignnone" width="391"] Akungba's campaign bus with a smashed windscreen[/caption]

Owo, Akeredolu's hometown is said to be boiling now. Houses belonging to both PDP and APC supporters are being burnt..,” Olayinka reported late on Friday.

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Heavy carnage recorded as Ondo election starts (Photos)

[caption id="attachment_1063051" align="alignnone" width="391"] Smashed screen window of a home in Ekungba's compound in Owo[/caption]

Recall that one person has died ahead of today's polls. A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) was killed by unknown gunmen in Owo, Ondo state.

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The chieftain, Afolabi Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting of the party in preparation for the governorship election on Thursday night, November 24, according to a statement released the APC.

Recall that there was tension on Friday after a group threatened to spill the blood of INEC officials. The Alliance for Democracy Renewal Group (ADRG) to attack officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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