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FACT CHECK: Political Violence In Aiyetoro Ekiti


CLAIM: On May 19, 2022, the Center for Democracy and Development received some videos, pictures and a Facebook post claiming that some supporters of a particular party assaulted some persons in the community.

FACT: Facts gathered from word-of-mouth have it that the fight ensued after some persons were discussing at the garage in Ayetoro Ekiti their favourite political party and candidate this was said to grieve some supporters of APC it was said to escalate to the stabbing of Ayodele Dada a member of SDP by Segun John a member of APC. The stabbed is currently confirmed to be in the hospital at the time of this report receiving treatment. Ido Osi Local Government area Ekiti North Senatorial District.

CONCLUSION: CDD has confirmed that the Political violence is true and the command has commenced an investigation into the issue and the situation is under control.

CDD urges the members of the public to desist from any form of political violence. Pre, during and  Post Election.

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