Two members of the Peoples Democratic Party from Ilesa have been shot dead with the third one in coma.
Those killed by suspected political thugs were Rafiu quadri Abiodun of ilosi, Elijah Baba Ewe from Ayinrin while Gbenga Femi from Olorunsogo is in state of coma.
Reports from Ijeshaland revealed that the hooded gunmen attacked a group of PDP supporters soon after Governor Ademola Adeleke concluded his campaign of Ilesa West yesterday.
The gunmen reportedly shot sporadically into the midst of jubilant PDP supporters as target. Many also sustained gunshot injuries and are now receiving treatment in various clinics and hospitals.
Reacting to the development, the Director General of Atiku/Okowa Campaign Organisation in Osun State, Hon Sunday Bisi confirmed the incident, calling it “a condemnable act of political terrorism on our innocent party members”.
“We lost two of our members in this unprovoked attacks. The third victim is between life and death. We call on the security agencies to intervene urgently”.
“The APC and its leaders are prime suspects. We call on the police to arrest APC thugs and their sponsors. This is one attack too many”, Hon Bisi stated.