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Gunmen attack Osun First Lady’s convoy, security aides injured

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Convoy of wife of Osun State governor, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola, was attacked by suspected hoodlums Friday evening.

Information Officer to the office of the First Lady, Oluwatunmise Iluyomade, confirmed the incident saying:

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

Other ources in Owode, Ede, where the incident occurred said the convoy of Mrs Oyetola 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, said 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," Punch quoted the source to have 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,” he said.

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