Two journalists covering the ongoing governorship poll in Edo State have been molested by thugs.

The incident took place at the polling unit of the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, at Ward 10 (Uzairue North East), Polling Unit 1 of Etsako West local government in Iyamho area of Uzairue.

A PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samson Adenekan, was slapped, manhandled and then briefly detained by the thugs for allegedly taking pictures and videos.

Mr Adenekan said he was trying to capture an ongoing voter inducement at the centre before him and one other reporter was accosted by the thugs about an hour after Mr Oshiomhole cast his vote.

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Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Edo
Victim: Samson Adenekan and Nathaniel Offel
Affiliation: Premium Times and GEETv
Assailant: Political Thugs