The convoy of Osun State Governor’s wife, Kafayat Oyetola was on Friday night attacked by suspected thugs in Osun State.
The incident which occurred at the market area of Owode-Ede, Ede south local government area around 8:10 PM caused tension as the thugs and the security aides attached to the convoy engaged in a shootout.
An eyewitness told Our Correspondent, named Ayo said, “The convoy was passing through the market when a truck suddenly blocked the lane that the convoy was passing, then the thugs who are already around the area started to haul stones at the convoy. They attacked the convoy with dangerous weapons and the operatives started shooting into the air.
“Some of the security operatives sustain injuries because one of them was shouting that we have been hit.
“They shattered the glasses of the vehicles. The incident caused panic in the area. It is so unfortunate.”
When contacted, the Media aide of Oyetola’s wife, Iluyomade Oluwatumise confirmed the incident but refused to disclose the number of security aides that sustained the injury.
She said, “All I can tell you is that no life was lost in the incident. I can’t tell you the numbers of security operatives that were injured but some of them that were attached to the convoy sustained various degrees of injuries.”