Kafayat Oyetola Attacked
It was gathered Mrs Oyetolas’s convoy was heading to Osogbo and was around Owode market when intermittent gunshots were heard around 8:pm on Friday.
A resident of the area, who preferred to be simply identified as Alayande, told PUNCH on Saturday that a truck had created obstruction of traffic when the convoy arrived Owode market junction.
“It was while trying to make the truck driver to move that altercation ensued between security men attached to the convoy,” the source said.
“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.”
An Information Officer to the office of the First Lady, Oluwatunmise Iluyomade, who also confirmed the incident, said some security personnel attached to the convoy were injured during the attack.
“No life was lost in the incident. Some security personnel attached to the convoy sustained various degrees of injuries,’ she said.
Osun police command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, has not responded to text message sent to her on the matter as of the time of filing this report.
KanyiDaily had also reported how gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked the convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina State, wounding two officials.