#EndSARS: Thugs attack convoy of Osun Governor, two protesters killed

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Vehicles in the convoy of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State were attacked on Saturday by thugs while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters at Olaiya Junction in Osogbo, the state capital. The attackers were armed with cutlass, broken bottles and other dangerous weapons.

The hoodlums vandalised some of the vehicles in the governor’s convoy as his security aides ferried him to safety after a stampede.

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The Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mabel Aderonke, confirmed the attack while sharing photos of the vandalised vehicles.

“There was a scary attempt on Governor Adegboyega Oyetola’s life by armed thugs on Saturday in Osogbo,” @MabelAderonkeN tweeted.

Speaking before the attack, Governor Oyetola said the demands of the #EndSARS protesters would be looked into and that he supported their peaceful agitations.

Two protesters were also reportedly killed by armed thugs in Osogbo.

The killing occurred in Ayepe area of Osogbo some minutes past 4 p.m, according to eye witnesses.

 

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