The Ekiti State Police command has spoken on the incident.

The police command in a statement monitored by CKN News via one of the National Television stations this evening stated that the shooting was an accidental discharge by a Mobile Policeman Who was not one of the authorized security men for the APC event held in Ado Ekiti today.

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He accompanied an unnamed APC Chieftain to the event.

He has been arrested on the orders of the State Commissioner of Police while investigation on the incident has commenced