Hoodlums Cause Panic In Ibadan

Hoodlums Cause Panic In Ibadan

There was trouble at Ile Titun area of Ibadan as hoodlums set fire on the road, blocking free movement of people on the election day.

Unconfirmed reports had it that they were protesting the death of one their members, though the cause of death was not known, Nigerian Tribune reports.

The hoodlums were also throwing bottles and stones, and on sighting police convoy, they aimed the missiles at them.

Efforts of the police to stop the unrest were rebuffed, and the law enforcement agents had to use teargas, while shots were fired in the air to disperse them to disperse them.

Recall that earlier reported that a senatorial candidate, Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar in the ongoing general election is dead.

It was gathered that Olatoye died at the intensive care unit of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Saturday, March 9, evening, following a gunshot wound he sustained after he was shot in the eye by unknown gunmen in Ibadan.


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