In a matter of seconds, other political thugs surfaced pushing back the former governor while his orderly prevented them from obviously attacking him.
He said the economy of the zone would be destroyed should residents adhere to the sit-at-home exercise.
Also in the 18 candidates list published on Thursday were Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress.
Mr Adeleke was declared winner of the gubernatorial race at the state election tribunal in March.
Meanwhile, Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister, who condemned the attack, said it was shameful.
Mr Jimoh, who resides in the Ode-Remo area of the state, was on Thursday arrested by the police, according to a statement by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, force spokesperson.
Igbo National Movement, INM, has urged the governors of the South East to rise up to their responsibility and provide security which is one of their core duties. INM said the spate of insecurity in...
The former governor who wore a green cap with a yellow inscription on it and was accompanied by his orderly suddenly stopped while a hand pulled off the cap he had on.