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General News of Monday, 23 May 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Angry mob destroys, set Adeleke’s billboards ablaze in Osun

Destroyed billboard of Senator Ademola Adeleke Destroyed billboard of Senator Ademola Adeleke

Campaign billboards of Senator Ademola Adeleke are being set ablaze in Ejigbo town, Ejigbo Local Government Area of Osun State.

Sources disclosed that a mob was observed destroying and tearing down the billboards in parts of the town.

Senator Ademola Adeleke is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate for the Osun 2022 election.

At the time of filing this report, the cause of the incident had not been ascertained but it is thought that it may be connected to the recently concluded Osun PDP primaries for the Osun State House of Assembly and House of Representatives election.

Sources also disclosed that the mob may have been instigated by supporters of popular aspirants who lost out during the primaries.

After the election, there have been feelings of betrayal among some of the aspirants who are seeking to return to their elective positions but felt left out by Senator Ademola Adeleke.

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