Following attack of convoy of Osun’s First Lady, Kafayat Oyetola, by hoodlums last night at Owode- Ede Market Expressway the State’s police command has confirmed the arrest of the alleged attackers.
Five of the alleged attackers were nabbed, said the police spokeswoman, Yemisi Opalola.
She said a security operative was injured during the attack.
“On Friday, at about 8:30 p.m, the police received credible information that, at Owode, Ede Market expressway, some hoodlums were attacking the convoy of the wife of Osun governor,” stated the police. “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 Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun.”
The police officer explained that 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.”
The spokeswoman added, “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.”