Social Media was awash yesterday as two persons were seen lying in their pool of blood on Saturday in Surulere while another video shows how some Members of All Progressive Congress at Alimosho were throwing chair, stone and water on one of its leaders identified As Alhaji Enilolobo
Although, it was uncertain what led to that reaction that attracts violence, leading to the throwing of stone and chair on one of their leaders in Alimosho local government, while in Surulere, the deceased who was simply identified as efue and Vincent reportedly died of gunshot wounds after thugs suspected to be cultist stormed shamsideen primary school (Ward E) Ojuelegba, where a primary election was taking place and shot indiscriminately.
Many others were said to have sustained injuries in the attack as violence spread to other wards in the council.
Urban Express-News gathered the decision of one of the popular politician in Surulere to impose his candidates vying for chairmanship position attracted violence.
It was gathered also that some politician disrupted the electoral process in the local government through their thugs.
An Eyewitness’ who pleaded on condition of Anonymity said ‘People were waiting patiently for the electoral officers to come in. Around 11 am, his thugs came out. They were moving from one ward to another. They killed two people and injured a number of others. They were moving in their numbers trying to stop people from voting. As far as I am concerned, there was no election in Surulere.”
“Immediately after the primary election, officials surfaced with the new list of cleared councillorship aspirants at the venue of the primary election at Shamsideen Primary School, Ojuelegba. The opposing and rival cult groups started engaging in confrontations that led to deaths of the members of the rival cult groups.”