Gunmen have attacked an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Bayo Babalotin, on Tuesday evening.
A seven-man gang attacked the politician on the outskirts of Erio-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area, near a police checkpoint at 6.30 pm.
Narrating his ordeal yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, Babalotin said policemen at the checkpoint fled and returned after the attack.
The politician said he wanted to travel with his brother to Ibadan, Oyo State capital, in his Nissan Pathfinder SUV when three members of the gang came out of the bush and opened fire on his vehicle. Read more