There was panic in Akure as men armed with guns invaded a polling unit, shooting sporadically to disperse the voting process.
According to reports, the incident occurred at unit 4, ward 4, Ijomu/Obanla, in Akure South local government, at about 8.4 am.
A young man who was identified as Gboyega, was was rushed to the hospital after being shot in the process.
The shooting which went on for several minutes left prospective voters, media men, election observers and INEC officials scampering for safety.
Men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense CORPS (NSCDC), later brought the situation under control.
Also, there has been a heavy rainfall in Eyitayo Jegede’s polling unit 009, ward Gbogi/Isinkan 1 Akure South LGA which has disrupted the voting.
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