Gloria Ogbu


Bandits have reportedly attack the convoy of the  wife of Osun State governor, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola on Friday evening.

According to report, the incident occured in Owode, Ede, Mrs Oyetola was heading to Osogbo and was around Owode market when intermittent gunshots were heard around 8pm on Friday.

A resident of the area, identified simply as Alayande, told Newsmen 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.

“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.

The Information Officer to the office of the First Lady, Oluwatunmise Iluyomade, confirmed the convoy was attacked.

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