With events of the last few days, Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria is under serious siege. Kidnappers, herdsmen and robbers are scampering for the soul of the state. Residents are living in fear, traversing communities within the state is no longer safe.
Despite the 24-hour curfew imposed by the State government of Ondo, some hoodlums have attacked the party secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state located at Oyemekun road on Wednesday.
As the gubernatorial election draws closer in Ondo State, the Association of Domestic Election Observers in Nigeria have shown their readiness in making sure that the election is well conducted and supervised devoid of violence and other malpractices.
Ahead of the 10 October governorship election in Ondo State, incumbent Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said he has accepted the calls of the people from various quarters and backgrounds that he should contest for another term.
The death of 36 cows, caused by lightning in Ijare in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday 21 September has provoked serious debates among Nigerians. While some are scientific in their reactions, not a few swore by their grandfathers’ tombs that it was African mesmerism that was on display. They argued trenchantly that lightening was directed by the villagers to fight against the Fulani ogre that has, for years now, been too difficult to tame by common sense and conventional security apparatus of state.