At least two members of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Kwara State chapter suffered serious injuries after members of two factions of the party clashed in Ofa, the Police have confirmed.
Ajayi Okasanmi, the Kwara State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident said, “At about 3: 45pm on Sunday, while on a rally in his ward around Tomade area of Offa, Commissioner of Water Resources, Kwara state, Alhaji Femi Agbaje, and his group, were allegedly attacked by some hoodlums wielding dangerous weapons and two of his men were injured in the fracas.
“The hoodlums disappeared before the arrival of policemen at the scene. The two injured victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.
“The commissioner of Police Kwara state, CP Mohammed Lawal Bagega, has ordered an investigation of the incident. Effort is still in progress to arrest the fleeing hoodlums.”
It was gathered that the crisis was about the supremacy battle between the state Commissioner for Water Resources, Femi Agbaje, and the Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District, Lola Ashiru.
One person was shot on the head and said to be receiving treatment at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin