2023 Election: Tension as armed thugs attack PDP campaign train in strongest APC state

  • Olajide Adediran, the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos state, has alleged that his campaign train in the state
  • The PDP in the state said the thugs were sponsored by the APC in the state because the attackers were shouting the ruling party’s name
  • Hakeem Amode, the spokesperson of the PDP in the state, said many members of the party and journalists were severely injured

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Badagry, LagosThe Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has reported an attack on his campaign train.

According to The unch, Jandor was attacked by some thugs who were said to be armed with guns and other dangerous weapons.

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Armed thugs attack PDP campaign train in Lagos
Photo Credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Facebook

The incident reportedly happened when the convoy of the governorship hopeful got to the Ikoga junction area of Badagry Local Government.

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This was revealed in a statement signed by the Lagos state PDP publicity secretary, Hakeem Amode, on Sunday evening, October 23.

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The statement disclosed that several members of the party and journalists sustained injuries during the attack.

The umbrella party alleged that the thugs were sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC), the ruling party in the state.

Lagos is considered the stronghold of the APC in Nigeria, and the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, is alleged to be the political godfather in the state.

“The thugs that attack the campaign train were shouting APC while shooting guns and using dangerous weapons.”

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Legit.ng earlier reported that the PDP deputy governorship candidate in Lagos, Funke Akindele, has taken her campaign to the Alimosho area of the state.

Funke Akindele, an actress-turned-politician, shared pictures of the excitement she received from the people on the street on her Twitter page.

The actress, popularly referred to as Jeniffer, begged the people of the state to give her and the PDP governorship candidate, Jandor, the chance, and they would make the people proud.

She begged Lagosians to give her and the PDP governorship candidate in the state, Azeez Adeniran, popularly known as Jandor, the opportunity, and they will make the people proud.

Source: Legit.ng

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