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Thugs attack lawyers marching for Buhari in Ondo

2015-03-20 15:37

Akure - Political thugs suspected to be supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday attacked and disrupted a gathering of lawyers meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, to support, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, reports Sahara Reporters.

The thugs were armed with guns and machetes, and threatened to kill the lawyers if they carried out any rally in the state.

The lawyers, under the aegis of lawyers for Change, were organizing a campaign rally for Buhari in the state.

Also read: PDP thugs attack APC supporters in Lagos

The lawyers were attacked as they gathered in front of the State High Court waiting for their other colleagues before proceeding on the road show.

Read more at Sahara Reporters.

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