This may not be unconnected to the recent power shift in Ondo that saw Arakunrin Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress take over the reins of power. According to an eyewitness account, the man was matcheted to death at Lijofi Street, Ondo city.
“Abi? Help me ask dem o! I hear say it is some people (weda na task force, abi na Okada people) that are trying to effect changes in their executives, now that power has changed from pdp to apc. They want that to also reflect in their various organisations. Na dem say sha. But what baffles me is that I was at Yaba and these people (some of them wearing t-shirts with “Aketi” boldly inscribed on them), were carrying machetes, cutlasses, axes and GUNS, in broad daylight, marching along, menacingly, and yet a vehicle loaded with soldiers (at least they were in Army uniform) were following them, as though escorting them to protect them, instead of getting them arrested!”