No fewer than three people, including a female police officer, have been killed in violence that ensued during the by-election for Ekiti East Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly.
It was gathered that the Senator representing Ekiti South, Biodun Olujimi escaped attack as she was whisked away from the scene.
The seat became vacant following the death of Juwa Adegbuyi in February, who represented the constituency.
It was gathered that political thugs unleashed mayhem on voters and security agents on Saturday.
There are allegations that the All Progressives Congress sponsored the thugs, who unleashed violence on voters and security personnel at different polling units.