News reaching Africa Business World from Abeokuta Ogun State indicates that violence broke out at MKO Abiola International Stadium Abeokuta during the Ogun State APC Rally on Monday February 11, 2019.
The Rally was brought to an abrupt end when President Buhari raised the left arm of the APC governorship candidate Dapo Abiodun and “some aggrieved persons threw objects towards his direction, forcing security operatives to form a ring around him.The aggrieved persons had earlier pelted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, with stones and chased supporters of Abiodun from the stadium.”
According to the report the president was unable to end his speech when the violence erupted. Thugs also “destroyed the publicity materials bearing Abiodun’s name and pictures”.
Individuals wearing T-Shirts of the Gubernatorial candidate were not spared from the attack.