By Olaolu Fawole, Mosope Kehinde

Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC in Ibarapa East local government area of Oyo State, Eruwa, Mr Moses Ojediran was on Saturday morning allegedly attacked by suspected hoodlums at the Oyo state Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC office, Eruwa.

The APC chieftain was said to have been beaten up by the suspected hoodlums following disagreement over alleged attempt by OYSIEC Electoral officer, Mr Tijani Adedokun to sideline the APC during inspection of local government election materials ahead distribution to all polling units.

Speaking with Radio Nigeria, Director General APC campaign council, Ibarapa East local government, Mr Moses Kolawole said the party chairman was hospitalized at Awojobi hospital, Eruwa, following the attack led by one Kasali Olatunji.

Mr Kolawole who alleged that he was the target of attack due to his persistent enquiry into the inspection of electoral materials, accused the ruling political party in the state of intimidation.

Meanwhile, when Radio Nigeria Ibadan visited the hospital, it was observed that the APC Chairman was on intravenous fluid drip as at the time of the visit.

When contacted, OYSIEC Electoral Officer for Ibarapa East local government, Mr.Tijani Adedokun denied any form of harassment or assault inside the Secretariat, saying that the political parties might have had their disagreement outside the Secretariat.

Mr Adedokun said the local government election in Ibarapa East was peaceful and seamless.

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