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Lagos, Nigeria  —The Nigeria ruling party (APC's) rally had hadthree people stabbed after violence flared at a campaign rally in Lagos, southwestern Nigeria. 

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode addressed thousands of supporters at the event, organized by All Progressive Congress party.
The violence began after members of a transport union stormed the campaign venue, Chike Oti Lagos police spokesman confirmed this. 

The restiveness was directed at supporters of a top transport union official, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo was among those stabbed at the rally, police revealed. The Police also revealed that the union official and others were discharged following treatment at a hospital.

The chaos also had three journalists at the event injured, a Lagos-based journalists' union said in a statement on Wednesday.

The Police had arrested 16 people following an investigation. Tuesday's incident has sparked fears of election-related violence as Nigeria begins a heated campaign season leading up to a general election in February which is not far from now.

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