Posted by: Odunayo Ogunmola


Suspected political thugs have attacked the elder sister of the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman Olajide Awe.

Mrs. Florence Aluko was inflicted with machete cuts in Erijiyan-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area on Saturday at the farmhouse of the APC boss at Oketere/Aaye area in the community.Ekiti-State-All-Progressives-Congress

She is said to be on the danger list.

Sources told The Nation yesterday that the 68-year-old victim was beaten before she was cut on her face and back.

A chief in the community was alleged to have led three thugs to attack Mrs. Aluko.

Other women working on the farm with her fled. Mrs Aluko was rescued by good Samaritans, who took her to the State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti.

It could not be immediately ascertained why she was attacked but some residents believe that the attack was politically motivated.

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