GISTSMATE MEDIA has just gathered that there was a pandemonium at Jogor Center, Ibadan, belonging to one of the leaders of a factional PDP in Oyo State as members and other party faithfuls were seeing scampering for safety.
It was gathered that Jogor Centre was slated as Congress venue for a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Hon. Mulikat Adeola, Engr. Femi Babalola, Olopoeyan and others before they were attacked by suspected gunmen.
You will recall that the PDP at the national level had slated today Saturday 16th October, 2021 as the party congress holding nationwide.
It was learnt that the gunmen stormed the venue very early on Saturday morning with sporadic gunshots which led to damage of several cars.
The Oyo State chapter has been divided into two factions with one loyal to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde while the other is a faction led by Hon. Mulikat Adeola, Babalola Jogor, Olopoeyan among others.
It was gathered that the suspected gunmen were allegedly led by people loyal to the Oyo State Park Managers System (PMS) and they were armed with AK-47 rifles.
According to the PDP headquarters in Oyo State, the party congress is scheduled to hold at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba and members were asked to boycott any congress holding somewhere else as against the stipulated venue.