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COVID-19 lockdown: Angry youths stone Gov Abiodun in Abeokuta


Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State was on Friday, pelted with stones by some irate adolescents in Abeokuta, while dispersing help bundles to pad the impacts of the continuous Coronavirus lockdown on the individuals of the state.

It shows up the representative had chosen to carry out the responsibility himself, following objections that the alleviation bundles being dispersed in the state didn’t get to poor people and defenseless.

Subsequently, Abiodun drove a group to a territory called Oju Ogbara and Ago-Oko region of Abeokuta North Local Government around 6:20m on Friday, to hand the nourishment things over to the intended interest group.

Day by day POST accumulated that Abiodun prevailing with regards to giving the bundles to certain recipients in Ago-Oko, while additionally giving out a total of N200,000 to some ‘region young men’.

An onlooker disclosed to DAILY POST that the Governor, as he moved towards Oju Ogbara, was halted by some furious inhabitants of the region, who were reciting, “Dapo ebi n pawa”, “Amosun o fi ebi pawa” (Dapo, we are eager, Amosun didn’t starve us).

“In a split second, the irate young people began tossing stones. The Governor immediately got away into his slug verification G-wagon and he was driven out of the scene.

“Two police officers were truly harmed with stones; the transport passing on the press team was likewise obliterated and some pressmen supported minor wounds,” the source revealed to DAILY POST.

It was assembled that Abiodun, who was incensed by the monstrous episode, left for his Iperu home right away.

Reached, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov Abiodun, Mr Kunle Somorin, denied the episode.

He told our reporter that he was driving, promising to return.

He was at this point to return as at the time our reporter recorded this report.

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