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Gunmen Attack Osun First Lady’s Convoy


Aug 20, 2022

A convoy conveying the wife of Osun State Governor, Kafayat Oyetola, was reportedly attacked by suspected hoodlums, Naija News reports

The incident of the attack on the convoy of Oyetola who was heading to Osogbo had occurred around 8:pm on Friday in Owode, Ede area of the state, according to the Punch.

An eyewitness and resident of the area, identified as Alayande disclosed that a truck had created an obstruction of traffic when the convoy arrived at Owode market junction.

It was while trying to make the truck driver move that altercation ensued between security men attached to the convoy.

“I heard several gunshots where I stood near the junction. It was dark but there was altercation between security men and some people suspected to be hoodlums,” he said.

However, detailed information about the incident is still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

Confirming the incident, the Information Officer to the office of the First Lady, Oluwatunmise iluyomade, said the convoy was attacked but no life was lost.

 “No life was lost in the incident. Some security personnel attached to the convoy sustained various degrees of injuries,”  she said

The Osun Police Command Spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, is yet to respond on the incident.

This article was originally published on Naija News