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Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 1:49am On Aug 10, 2010
[size=14pt]Aspirant killed in Ekiti violence[/size]
  Odunayo Ogunmola, Ado-Ekiti 09/08/2010


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Youths protesters during a recent political crisis in Ekiti state

ILAWE-Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti South West Local Government Area, was in turmoil Sunday, following the death of an Action Congress (AC) House of Assembly aspirant, Mr. Kunle Ayaga.

Ayaga was shot dead during the yearly Ogun Festival parade.

The festival was alleged to have been hijacked by politicians battling for the soul of the town, ahead of the 2011 general elections.

Ayaga’s body was deposited at the mortuary of the University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

The Ilawe Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and another policeman whose identity could not be ascertained at press time were attacked by the angry residents of the community - apparently in protest against the late Ayaga’s killing. The DPO was unconscious last night, the Police said.

The bodies of the policemen were brought to the mortuary of the UTH, Ado-Ekiti at about 6.50 pm.

AC and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains in the community were trading blame over the violence that marred the festival.

AC members alleged that the shot that killed Ayaga was fired by the men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) brought into the town by a senior government official who hails from the community. PDP denied any role in the killing, warning that it should not be dragged into the violence.

Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area AC chair Mr. Gabriel Olagunju claimed that Ayaga was killed when members of the community were dancing round the town as the festival was in full swing.

Amid the parade, Olagunju alleged, a SARS vehicle pulled up behind the revellers and an argument ensued over the alleged disruption of the procession by the policemen.

The AC chief said the late Ayaga was standing next to him when he (Ayaga) was shot. He fell down immediately, lying in a pool of his blood, he said.

Olagunju added that youths became violent when they learnt of the shooting. They attacked the SARS men whom he alleged ran inside the compound of the senior government official.

A PDP chieftain from the community, Mrs. Modupe Ogundipe, said the festival should not be politicised.

Mrs. Ogundipe, who is also the State Woman Leader of the PDP and a House of Assembly aspirant of her party, said on phone that although she was in Lagos at the time of the incident, the violence, according to her, was not orchestrated by PDP members.

The community was tense last night.

When contacted on the alleged shooting by SARS men, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Mr. Mohammed Jimoh, said the command was aware of the incident.

Pressed for further comments, Jimoh said: "We are addressing the situation."

Governor Segun Oni last night described the violence as "highly unfortunate", promising a probe.

His Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Wale Ojo-Lanre, said the mayhem would be investigated.

Commiserating with the bereaved families, Oni said the law will take its course.

The governor said: "This is very sad. It is rather unfortunate that a communal festival meant to enhance the tradition of the people turned gory and bloody.

"It is not cheery news at all but the violence will be investigated as the law must take its course to prevent a recurrence."
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 1:50am On Aug 10, 2010
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 1:53am On Aug 10, 2010
lol that pix looks so gay tho.

Anywaz, let peace reign.


The festival was alleged to have been hijacked by politicians battling for the soul of the town, ahead of the 2011 general elections.

Nigerian politicians and their useless do-or-die politics


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Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by mamagee3(f): 1:53am On Aug 10, 2010
That picture is funny as heck. . .

Wonder who they are chasing.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by OgidiBoy(m): 1:56am On Aug 10, 2010
The people in the pic look like mallams "Hausa"
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 1:58am On Aug 10, 2010
OgidiBoy:

The people in the pic look like mallams "Hausa"
OgidiBoy:

The people in the pic look like mallams "Hausa"
They are. . . . dem plenty for ekiti undecided well, maybe Ado
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 1:59am On Aug 10, 2010
OgidiBoy:

The people in the pic look like mallams "Hausa"

What is the difference between Ekitis and mallams when violence mars every celebration in that state?
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 2:00am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

They are. . . .  dem plenty for ekiti  undecided well, maybe Ado

Ekiti weather is somehow. It has a way of roasting your skin making you look like rotisserie chicken.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 2:02am On Aug 10, 2010
Aloy_Emeka:

Ekiti weather is somehow. It has a way of roasting your skin making you look like rotisserie chicken.
Oh really. Is any part of Nigeria cooler? cheesy

babapupa, come and answer this with your Lagos gps o
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Fhemmmy: 2:02am On Aug 10, 2010
All those kids ought to be arrested and be educated . . . . .
These are bunch of politicians that gives no damn about them and when in power, they wont do nothing to make your situation better, they wont even remember you, and now you wanna die for such people?
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 2:04am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

Oh really. Is any part of Nigeria cooler? cheesy

babapupa, come and answer this with your Lagos gps o

Jos has lower temperatures. Calabar too.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 2:05am On Aug 10, 2010
Aloy_Emeka:

Jos has lower temperatures. Calabar too.
Interesting. . . .
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by OgidiBoy(m): 2:06am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

They are. . . . dem plenty for ekiti undecided well, maybe Ado

Wow!!! I didn't know. There must be a lot of Muslims in Ekiti.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 2:06am On Aug 10, 2010
Fhemmmy:

All those kids ought to be arrested and be educated . . . . .
These are bunch of politicians that gives no damn about them and when in power, they wont do nothing to make your situation better, they wont even remember you, and now you wanna die for such people?

Can't we protest against evil in our respective communities again?. Of course they were angry and wants to shed some blood too save that the culprits usually leave town after every job.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 2:07am On Aug 10, 2010
OgidiBoy:

Wow!!! I didn't know. There must be a lot of Muslims in Ekiti.
I might be wrong tho. But I've seen them from distance. Esp in the market place undecided

Maybe because ekiti is very open and welcoming.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by mamagee3(f): 2:08am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

Interesting. . . .
cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Fhemmmy: 2:09am On Aug 10, 2010
So pathetic that we still practice this kinda politics.
Aloy_Emeka:

Can't we protest against evil in our respective communities again?. Of course they were angry and wants to shed some blood too save that the culprits usually leave town after every job.
They could have their clothes on, and carry placards and let the govt know how they feel, these dudes dont look like those, they look like people that are ready to kill and ready to loot if opportunity presents itself.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 2:10am On Aug 10, 2010
Fhemmmy:

So pathetic that we still practice this kinda politics.They could have their clothes on, and carry placards and let the govt know how they feel, these dudes dont look like those, they look like people that are ready to kill and ready to loot if opportunity presents itself.

LOL grin
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by OgidiBoy(m): 2:10am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

I might be wrong tho. But I've seen them from distance. Esp in the market place undecided

Maybe because ekiti is very open and welcoming.

Good to know.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Fhemmmy: 2:13am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:

LOL grin

My sister, na true now.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 2:16am On Aug 10, 2010
Fhemmmy:

They could have their clothes on, and carry placards and let the govt know how they feel, these dudes dont look like those, they look like people that are ready to kill and ready to loot if opportunity presents itself.


That is if they have clothes to wear. Don't you know some people in Nigeria especially wretched areas like Ekiti are so poor that they can't afford clothes?. If you look at the first guy in that picture, you will notice that hunger has taken happiness out of him and he can kill you for $5 bread.


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Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by mamagee3(f): 2:16am On Aug 10, 2010
OgidiBoy:

The people in the pic look like mallams "Hausa"
grin grin grin grin grin
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Fhemmmy: 2:20am On Aug 10, 2010
Aloy_Emeka:

That is if they have clothes to wear. Don't you know some people in Nigeria especially wretched areas like Ekiti are so poor that they can't afford clothes?. If you look at the first guy in that picture, you will notice that hunger has taken happiness out of him and he can kill you for $5 bread.


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That is the more reason, why i would expect them to be doing this cos the govt in Ekiti has messed up, or was it not same Ekiti that their former governor was campaigning with helicopter? and yet the people he was governing are ready to kill people for 5$ bread?
Hope you see what i am talking about now, they need to show their anger on something that ought to benefit them, it is time for them to quit being a politic thugs while the kids of those politicians are in Maryland enjoyiing life
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Beaf: 2:22am On Aug 10, 2010
I can almost swear I've seen that pic before. I think its from a Northern riot, but trust our press people with their copy and paste tactics.

Ileke-IdI:

They are. . . . dem plenty for ekiti undecided well, maybe Ado

Poor Ileke Idi. You're missing home, thats why Hausa men don be like Yoruba for your eye. grin
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Fhemmmy: 2:25am On Aug 10, 2010
Beaf:

I can almost swear I've seen that pic before. I think its from a Northern riot, but trust our press people with their copy and paste tactics.

Poor Ileke Idi. You're missing home, thats why Hausa men don be like Yoruba for your eye. grin

Lol
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Nobody: 2:46am On Aug 10, 2010
Beaf:

I can almost swear I've seen that pic before. I think its from a Northern riot, but trust our press people with their copy and paste tactics.

Poor Ileke Idi. You're missing home, thats why Hausa men don be like Yoruba for your eye. grin
I'll try to find the location of that pix


Lol I really do miss home sha cheesy cheesy cheesy
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 2:49am On Aug 10, 2010
Ileke-IdI:




Lol I really do miss home sha cheesy cheesy cheesy
Whenever you go, try and avoid the likes of teepeeeah. Their bad belle no get chapter 2 unless you don't want to go back to Florida alive.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by Beaf: 3:30am On Aug 10, 2010
Aloy_Emeka:

Whenever you go, try and avoid the likes of teepeeeah. Their bad belle no get chapter 2 unless you don't want to go back to Florida alive.

God will protect Ileke Idi from menopausal winshes, principalities and powers and rulers of darkness!
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 4:19am On Aug 10, 2010
Beaf:

God will protect Ileke Idi from menopausal winshes, principalities and powers and rulers of darkness!
She should still take precautions tho. Bad belle people plenty for home. Ezeuche will send his private bodyguards to escort her wherever she goes sha.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by bibiking1(m): 4:41am On Aug 10, 2010
Those are definitely Mallams and that does not look like Ekiti one bit also. And uhm,,,,that dude in front looks to be definitely GAY!
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by WilyWily5: 8:08am On Aug 10, 2010
Why are Yorubas Assassinating their brothers because of Money.
Wicked Fraudulent Juju People.
Re: Ekiti Under Fire Over Kunle's Assassination by AloyEmeka8: 12:22pm On Aug 10, 2010
bibiking1:

Those are definitely Mallams and that does not look like Ekiti one bit also. And uhm,,,,that dude in front looks to be definitely GAY!


Can you show us how Ekiti people normally look?.

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