About 500 armed thugs have been arrested by Joint security forces comprising Military personnel (Soldiers) and Police Force at Ita Awure/Efon Junction in Ekiti State.
The armed thugs believed to be members of the Oyo State Park Management System (PMS) were alleged to be on their way to Ekiti from Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
It was alleged that the arrested armed thugs were said to be heading to Ekiti to disrupt the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Primary Election, in other to prevent the emergence of a certain candidate for the 2022 governorship election.
During the stop and search by the joint security forces, the thugs were caught with dangerous weapons like guns, machetes, charms and many other armful objects.
The Public Relations Officer of the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, Akin Omojokun, confirmed the arrest and stated that a statement on the development will soon be issued.