The battle for supremacy between the former governor of Ekiti state Mr Ayodele Fayose and Senator Biodun Olujimi had taken another dimension as supporters of both key PDP gladiator in Ekiti state engaged themselves in a free for all fight.
The incident which occurred at the PDP secretariat in Ajilosun area of Ado Ekiti left several persons injured as dangerous weapons were used freely by thugs of the gladiators.
Pandemonium broke out in the area as residents, traders and other party members scampered for safety.
The crisis is not far fetch from the ward congress of the party which took place on Saturday amidst crisis.
The national body however sent an appeal committee to look into the complaints of the worrying groups.
The committee was performing the assignment when some hoodlums loyal to former governor Ayodele Fayose invaded the secretariat but were confronted by loyalists of Olujimi thus leading to bloodbath among the fighters.
Several persons were seriously injured while the party secretariat was partially damaged.
When contacted the Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu confirmed the incident adding that the police had brought the situation under control.
” Today being 12/03/2020 at about 3pm while a committee that was set up by the pdp National headquarters, Abuja and some of the state excos of the party to look into the crisis that emanated from the last ward congress and to bring a lasting solution were meeting at the state pdp secretariat, a group of hoodlums believed to be political thugs invaded the arena and started causing pandemonium.
Chairs, tables, windows and some other valuables were destroyed by the hoodlums. It took a serious reinforcement from the police to be able to arrest the situation.
The situation has been brought under control. Our men are already fully on ground to ensure there is no further breakdown of laws. However, efforts is on to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to book.