Journalists, party agents and observers fled in different directions after the police and suspected thugs exchanged gunfire outside St Peter’s Primary School, Akure, on Saturday.
The primary school is being used as the collation centre of Akure south local government area of Ondo.
Electoral officials were getting set for collation of the governorship election results when violence broke out.
“Leave! It’s not safe here! Leave now,” some of the policemen manning the entrance the collation centre told journalists and observers.