Just weeks before the Ondo State governorship election a clash has happened between the youths suspected to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress APC and the Peoples Democratic Party PDP,
Following the clash on Sunday, residents of Oba Nla, Oba Adesida road, Arakale, and Oja Oba areas of Akure, the Ondo State capital were thrown into confusion.
Residents of the area and passers-by were said to have scampered to safety while the vehicular movement was halted during the clash.
The Public Relations Officer of Ondo State Police Command, Tee-Leo Ikoro confirmed the incident to Channels Television.
He attributed it to a fracas between some rival APC and PDP political thugs in Akure, in which many people were said to have been injured before the Ondo Election
The police spokesman, however, said he is yet to confirm if there was any death recorded during the incident.
According to an eyewitness, many people were injured in the clash.
Channels Television learned that the clash started late Saturday evening at Obanla Junction, Oba Adesida Road, when that of PDP allegedly beat one of the APC supporters.
There was an alleged reprisal attack on Sunday morning by APC members, few meters away from ‘A’ Division Police Station, Akure.