A chieftain of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Osun State, Kazeem Oyewale, popularly known as ‘Asiri Eniba’ has been arrested.
This is happening a few hours to Saturday’s Osun State Governorship Election.
Oyewale, who is the NURTW Chairman, Olorunda Unit had been accused of bullying and political thuggery but was reportedly picked up on Thursday at his Ojurin, Osogbo motor park office by soldiers.
The development, it was learnt threw Old Garage Area where the park is located into panic, as many drivers and passengers waiting to board to different destinations fled the scene.
It would be recalled that the Osun state leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, recently said it had written several petitions, accusing the NURTW boss of masterminding attacks on its members to security agents.
An eyewitness who preferred anonymity while narrating how Oyewale was whisked away during a chat with our correspondent said, “the soldiers arrested him in his office. They came into two vehicles.
“We can’t say where he was taken for now but he was arrested this afternoon in his office Ojurin, Osogbo.”
Efforts to get official confirmation of the arrest however proved futile as the spokesperson of Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, said she was not aware of the arrest.