One shot dead at APC governorship rally in Lagos state, three journalists hit by stray bullets

One person has been confirmed dead after
violence broke out at the APC governorship
election rally in Lagos state which held at the
Skypower field today January 8th.
Ismail Afez, a member of the National Union
of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) was shot
in the head during a crossfire between
hoodlums that attended the rally. He
was rushed to the Lagos State University
Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) where he was
declared dead.
Three journalists – The Nation Group Political
Editor Emmanuel Oladesu, New Telegraph
correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke
and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun
Yusuf, were hit by stray bullets during the
crossfire.
Many persons including the chairman of
NURTW in Oshodi, Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a
MC Oluomo, were stabbed by
hoodlums. Oluomo was stabbed in the
stomach, hand and head. He is receiving
treatment at an undisclosed hospital.
Many of the party members that attended the
rally were robbed of their phones, money and
other valuables

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