Angry APC Members Beat Ondo Commissioner To Stupor Over Election Manipulation

COMMISSIONER for Health in Ondo State, Banji Ajaka was on Saturday, April 21, 2024 beaten by angry APC voters during the governorship primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

It was gathered that Dr Ajaka, who was at Ugbo Ward 3, in the local council government, was accused of hiding result sheet of the exercise.

Witnesses confirmed the development in a chat, alleging that the mob were angry members of the APC opposing to the process leading to the exercise.

One of the witnesses, who pleaded not to be mentioned, revealed that trouble started when the opposing members demanded to see the result sheets for the primary.

“They (angry mob) demanded for the result sheet from the electoral officer but he turned on Ajaka, saying that the result is with him.

“So, they had to beat him in the place, which is even his hometown. People were seriously angry with the situation and it became rowdy.”

Confirming the incident, Dr Ajaka said he was molested because he was alleged of withheld the result sheets.

He noted that while trying to explain himself, the mob descended on him and gave him a serious beating.

The Commissioner for Health received a serious beating in his hometown when he was trying to act some funny things there. He was beaten blue and black, and his clothes were torn by the angry APC supporters.”

Ajaka, who confirmed the incident, said he was attacked because they alleged he was withholding the result sheet, adding that he was attacked while he was trying to explain to them.

“I was beaten by the people. They (APC supporters) accused me of withholding election results, and while trying to explain to them what happened, they just started beating me,” Ajaka explained

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