Ekiti poll: Army arrests over 150 political thugs before primaries

The thugs were intercepted and arrested around 3am on Wednesday at Ita Awure/Efon Junction in Efon Alaaye in Ekiti State.
Ekiti poll: Army arrests over 150 political thugs before primaries

At least 150 political thugs have been arrested by the men of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Akure, Ondo State.

The PUNCH reported that the political thugs were heading towards Ado Ekiti for the primaries of some of the political parties holding on Wednesday.

They were however intercepted and arrested around 3am on Wednesday at Ita Awure/Efon Junction in Efon Alaaye in Ekiti State.

The primary elections are being conducted ahead of the forthcoming governorship election holding in the Ekiti on Saturday, 18 June, 2022.

It was also gathered that the soldiers would take the suspects to Owens Barracks in Akure for further investigation.

Confirming the arrest, the Public Relations Officer of the Brigade, Akin Omojokun, said the Brigade would soon issue a statement on the development.

More to come...

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