It was reported that hoodlums have disrupted the collection of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) by people in Ilesa West Local Government Area of Osun State on Thursday.
A source confirmed to reporters that the hoodlums identified to be political thugs came in their numbers to disrupt the collection of PVCs.
The hoodlums were also alleged to have invaded the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the area.
Confirming the incident, the Osun Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Corps II (ASC II), Olabisi Atanda said the hoodlums ransacked some wards in Ilesa West, which included Ward 1, 3 and 7.
“The hoodlums did not let people obtain Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs). No arrest yet but we are on hunt for the hoodlums.
“There are no casualties as at this time you gave me the call.
“We (the Police and the Civil Defence Corps) are in in a meeting as we speak with the INEC to know how to curb the situation.
“I am not aware there was an attack on the PDP Secretariat in Ilesa West Local Government, they only told me about the PVC, ” she said.