Gunmen invade Ekiti Assembly candidate house
An All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly candidate in Ekiti State, Mr. Tajudeen Akingbolu, has escaped being killed by suspected armed robbers, who invaded his Ado-Ekiti residence on Boxing Day.
Akingbolu, APC candidate for Ekiti West Constituency 1, said the gunmen stormed his house in Olorunda area of the city at about 8.30 pm and pointed a gun at his eight-year-old daughter.
A former caretaker chairman of Ekiti West Local Government, he said he was in the toilet when the unwanted guests came. He disclosed that he has reported the incident to the Oke Ila Divisional Police Headquarters in Ado-Ekiti.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, said the force has commenced investigation on the incident.
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