3 Killed As Political Thugs, Isota & Were Boys Clashed At Agodi Gate Ibadan
Not less than 3 people died today with several others injured when some political thugs engaged themselves in gun battle with members of the Oyo State Park Management System at Ali Iwo area of Agodi Gate, Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria.
Several vehicles were destroyed as people ran to safety during the clash.
A source hinted the peace of the axis was shattered when members of the PMS, while returning from Challenge where Governor Seyi Makinde, had gone to commission the bus terminal, started shooting into the air.
Stray bullets were said to have hit some yet-to-be-identified youths in the area.
Another source however said members of the PMS led by the chairman of the Disciplinary committee, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi, were attacked by the Isota boys allegedly on a mission to assassinate him.
Yet another unconfirmed sources said two groups known as Isota boys and Were boys were attacking passersby, especially people wearing the clothed with Governor Seyi Makinde picture or PMS inscriptions.
The source added that many supporters of Makinde, who were returning from the commissioning, fell victim of the attack.
The situation was however said to have degenerated into full fracas with sporadic gunshots from different angles.
In an audio message received from one of the sources, the leader of the Were Boys was heard calling the PMS boss threatening to deal with him should he appear anywhere in town on Wednesday.
The police could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.