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Police nab five over Osun first lady’s convoy attack

Police nab five over Osun first lady's convoy attack

The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five suspects connected to the attack on the State Governor’s wife, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola.

Premium Politics reported that some gunmen attacked the wife of the Osun State Governor on Friday at Owode in Ede while she was en route to Osogbo.

In a statement by Osun Police Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, one security personnel on the convoy was injured.

The Osun State Police Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, in a statement on Saturday confirming the incident, said one security personnel attached to the convoy was injured.

“On Friday, at about 8:30p.m, the police received credible information that, at Owode, Ede Market expressway, some hoodlums were attacking the convoy of the wife of Osun Governor.

“The Divisional Police Officer ‘A’ Division, Ede, promptly mobilised and led detectives to the scene where the team met CSP Dauda Ismail, the Chief Security Officer to Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun.

“CSP Ismail briefed the team that one Omolola Opeyemi, a driver from Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, drove an unregistered truck and blocked the movement of Oyetola.

“As a result of the traffic blockage, some hoodlums took advantage and started stoning the convoy of the governor’s wife, thereby, wounding the truck driver on his forehead and also injuring a DSS personnel.

“However, five suspects were arrested from the scene and an investigation is in progress.

“Further development will be communicated later,” Opalola said.

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