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Gunmen attack Ekiti House of Assembly candidate

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Unknown gunmen yesterday attacked the home of a House of Assembly candidate for Ekiti West Constituency II, Hon. Tajudeen Akingbolu.

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Akingbolu, who hails from Aramoko Ekiti in Ekiti West , described the attack and the way his life and that of his family were traumatise as an unfortunate incident that will linger in his heart.

Recounting the incident in Ado Ekiti on Saturday, Akingbolu revealed that the attack occurred around 8.30pm few minutes after he drove into his compound at Olorunda area of Adebayo quarters in the state capital.

Akingbolu said immediately he drove into his house, two gun-wielding men followed him and made it straight to the living room, where they met his wife, children and some family members.

He added that as they were rough handling his family members, one of the bandits was repeatedly asking after him, which he said gave a pointer to the fact that they had a target.

Akingbolu however said the incident had been reported at the police station at Okeila, which has jurisdiction over the area.

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