Investigations are ongoing to unravel the identity of the fellow who sent suspected political thugs to Ekiti ahead of the state PDP primary election held last week Saturday, 29th of January 2022.
Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr.Sunday Abutu made this known at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti on Monday, while parading ninety-eight suspected political thugs arrested at Ita wure junction, by officers of the Nigerian Army on the eve of the primary election of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP
Addressing journalists, the Ekiti State Police Command’s Image Maker, Mr Abutu said the suspects confessed that they were sent to Ekiti by someone in Ibadan to disrupt the primary election of the PDP. ’’Though they failed to mention the name of the person, investigations are ongoing to unravel the identity of the fellow who sent the suspected political thugs to Ekiti’, the PPRO said.
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Mr Abutu listed weapons recovered from the suspects to include twenty-one cutlasses, eleven guns of different types, live cartridges and charms.
He said the suspects would be charged to court for immediate prosecution to serve as a deterrent to others.