Three persons have been confirmed dead while four were severely injured during the May 22, 2021 Local Government elections in Ibarapa Zone of Oyo State
Investigations by the News Carrier NG revealed that Adepegba Rasheed, Adeniji Abiodun Abiodun and Opakunbi Ebenezer were gruesomely killed while Azeez Hammed, Akintola Gbenga, Akomolafe Yusuff, Okeseye Abiodun were severely injured during the political violence.
A sources told News Carrier NG that the victims were allegedly killed by thugs mobilised by the incumbent Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin and Hon. Yemi Taiwo, representing Ido/Ibarapa East Federal Constituency.
Another sources informed the News Carrier NG that men of Nigeria Customs Services allegedly killed one person while the others victim was killed by political thugs.
All efforts to reach the Speaker Ogundoyin and Hon Yemi Taiwo proved abortive as at the time of filing this report.