#EndSARS: Political thugs attacked me – Oyetola reacts to assassination attempt

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola said on Sunday that political thugs and not #EndSARS protesters carried out an attack on his convey in a move to assassinate him.

“The attempt which was carried out by political thugs was pre-planned and our government shall investigate the matter with a view of bringing the perpetrators of this heinous act to book,” he said,

The governor whose convoy was brutally attacked during #EndSars protest in Osogbo, the state capital was reacting for the first time after the vehicles in his convoy was shot at and vandalised by hoodlums.

Already, the state police command had confirmed the death of two people during the attack, promising that the incident would be investigated with a view to bringing the perpetrators to book.

“As the Chief Security Officer of the state, we shall ensure that lives and properties of our people shall be protected and anybody found culpable of causing unrest shall be made to face the wrath of the law,” he said.

A few hours after the attack, a popular complex Osun Mall, MDS markets were set ablaze by the thugs and carted away several goods worth millions of naira.


  • Opeyemi Quadri

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