Gunmen believed to be working for the Peoples Democratic Party early on Saturday took over the Town Hall Polling Zone in Ilase-Ijesa area of Obokun Local Government Area in Osun State.
It was believed the purpose was to scare away prospective voters.
Though a detachment of Police and other security agents came to the scene to restore order, during which the thugs dispersed, the gunmen returned shortly after the law enforcement agents departed.
Sporadic gunshots were heard shortly after this, which forced many prospective voters scampering to safety.
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