Peoples Democratic Party Youths Attack 80-year-old Man With Machetes Over Political Disagreement In Edo

Some youths, who’re members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State have brutally attacked an 80-year-old man in Atte group beneath Akoko Edo Local Government Area of the state.

The younger males, wielding sticks and machetes, dragged the previous man on the bottom for a number of metres earlier than touchdown a number of lethal blows on him with the weapons.

Peoples Democratic Party Youths Attack 80-year-old Man With Machetes Over Political Disagreement In Edo 2

The assault, in accordance with a resident of the world, occurred following a political disagreement throughout a gathering of occasion members at Ikpeshi group throughout the similar council space.

“Atte people went there to hold a meeting with other PDP members when the incident happened.

“Those boys are in Governor Godwin Obaseki’s faction whereas the previous man is within the camp of National Vice Chairman of the occasion (South-South), Dan Orbih, that was why they beat him and others due to disagreement within the harmonisation of the occasion ward govt.

“The 80-year-old man was beaten with a machete and sticks and then dragged on the ground. He is in a very bad state now because of the injuries sustained during that attack. This old man deserves justice for the inhuman treatment meted out to him by the attackers,” Theophilus Ikioya, who lives locally, advised SaharaReporters.

In October, Governor Obaseki was current as members of the PDP ratified the suspension of Orbih.

Despite opposition from the nationwide management, the suspension of Orbih and others was ratified by all PDP leaders throughout the 18 council areas of the state.

Obaseki joined the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo shortly earlier than the 2020 governorship election. 

The governor is allegedly mobilising sources beneath his management to take over the management of the occasion within the state – a transfer that has pitched him towards different PDP stakeholders in Edo like Orbih, who had been within the occasion lengthy earlier than 2020.

The scenario, in accordance with observers, has led to violent assaults between members of the varied factions of the PDP within the state.

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Peoples Democratic Party Youths Attack 80-year-old Man With Machetes Over Political Disagreement In Edo

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