About 15 days to the governorship election in Osun State, western Nigeria, latest reports indicate that a clash that broke out between supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola and those of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore has claimed the lives of two persons.
* One of the casualties of political crisis in Osun, the late Tolu Adeosun
According to a report on Vanguard online, the tragic incident occurred on Friday, 25 July, 2014 in Ilesa when members of APC and PDP engaged themselves in a bloody clash, leaving two persons dead.
It was gathered that supporters of the two political gladiators clashed at Irojo area of Ilesa using various dangerous weapons.
* Omisore, left, and Aregbesola
It was informed that the victims were beaten with charms before they finally gave up the ghost.
A source told P.M. News that “Omisore’s gang of miscreants believed to be IBK boys were seen brandishing cutlasses and shooting sporadically”.
The source noted that in the process a member of the opposition party was killed.