SHUN ELECTORAL VIOLENCE!!! Two People Reportedly Stabbed At APC Rally In LagosBy kellychi 08:19 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 Comments
Scores of supporters at an All Progressives
Congress rally in the Oworonshoki area of
Lagos State on Monday fled as thugs invaded
the rally, stabbing two youths in the process.
WAPBAZE learnt that the violence was
caused by a supremacy battle between two
rival cults based in the Bariga area of the
A correspondent, who witnessed the
incident, observed that policemen folded their
arms as the thugs unleashed mayhem.
Journalists, who were covering the event,
clustered on the platform to avoid being
caught in the crossfire.
The thugs did not seem disturbed as the
violence continued even while Governor
Babatunde Fashola was delivering a speech
alongside leaders of the APC in the Kosofe
Local Government Area of the state.
One of the youths that was attacked
attempted to escape, but he was surrounded
by assailants and stabbed with a knife and
hacked with a cutlass.
As the victim still struggled to escape, he was
pushed to the floor and trampled upon by
the suspected cult members.
It was observed that after stabbing the two
youths, the thugs who thought they were
dead fled the scene.
Minutes later, however, policemen and
officials of the Lagos State Traffic
Management Authority were able to revive
the injured youths who were rushed to a
It was noted that after the fighting had ended,
some supporters still refused to return to the
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