APC Campaign Flag-off: How Police Officers Engaged Hoodlums In Gun Battle, MC Oluomo Stabbed, NURTW Member Killed, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu Flee Venue

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APC Campaign Flag-off: How Police Officers Engaged Hoodlums In Gun Battle, MC Oluomo Stabbed, NURTW Member Killed, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu Flee Venue There were gunshots and pandemonium on Tuesday as the All Progressives Congress, APC, flagged of campaign in Lagos for its governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other party flag-bearers in the state, PM News reports. According to the Newspaper, Popular area father, MC Oluomo was said to have been stabbed in the skirmish that occurred at the campaign ground. Also, a member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Afeez Ismail was said to have been shot dead at the rally. He was said to have been rushed to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) where he was declared dead. The campaign was held at the Sky Power Ground, Oba Akinjobi Road, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. PM News reports that everything was going on well when a gunshot was heard at the podium where Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Anifowoshe, popularly known as ‘K1 De Ultimate’ was performing and thrilling the audience. Sources said there was a skirmish between supporters of MC Oluomo and other transport unions, as series of gunshots rent the air, causing pandemonium at the Sky Power Ground. PM News gathered that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was addressing the crowd when the first gunshot was heard, sending panic among the crowd. Ambode was said to have told the crowd that the police were in control of the situation, but things got worse as series of gunshots were heard. Policemen at the scene The campaign was cut shot, as Sanwo-Olu could not address the crowd as he had wanted to. He only rushed the vote of thanks and dispersed the meeting. Police officers were said to have engaged the hoodlums in gun battle as people ran helter and skelter to for their lives. In the milieu that occurred, several people were stabbed and injured. Pressmen covering the event were seen fleeing the scene to avoid being caught in the bloody clash. However, three journalists covering the event were hit by stray bullets. Among those that were affected by the unwelcome activities of gun wielding elements were the Group Political Editor of The Nation Newspaper, Emmanuel Oladesu; New Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf. Officers of the Lagos State Ambulance Services, LASAMBUS, were said to have conveyed about eight stabbed people to the hospital. MC Oluomo was said to have been stabbed and rushed to the hospital. Contact Editor using editor@skytrendnews.com or call direct 0808 360 9209. READ ALSO! More Nigerians Becoming Extremely Poor, 40% Of World’s Poorest To Live There And Congo By 2050 READ ALSO! More Nigerians Now Living In Extreme Poverty — International Labour Congress READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! Buhari Reacts To Boko Haram’s Threat To Kill Leah Sharibu READ ALSO! More Nigerians Getting Killed, Getting Poorer, Hungrier Under Buhari’s Incompetent Regime — PDP READ ALSO! More Nigerians Have Been Murdered In Attacks Since January More Than Entire 2017 — Amnesty International READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Travelling Out Due To Economic Hardship, Over 500,000 Since 2016 READ ALSO! The Smart CEO: Top 5 Websites To Get Cheap Domain Name Registration READ ALSO! More Nigerians In Kano, Katsina Now Using Hard Drugs — Group Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Dying Hourly From Tuberculosis, 18 Every Hour — WHO READ ALSO! Between GoDaddy And Namecheap: Making The Best Choice For Domain Name Registrar READ ALSO! Nigeria Couples: Now You Can Know If Your Partner Is Cheating On You; SEE 11 SURE Ways]]>