Commissioner escapes assassination in Ibadan, driver killed

Commissioner escapes assassination in Ibadan, driver killed

Abdulraheem Abiodun, the commissioner for lands in Oyo state, escaped death on Wednesday night, November 20, after unknown gunmen attacked his vehicle in Ibadan, the state capital.

The commissioner's driver, however, lost his life in the attack while another orderly sustained bullet wound and has been rushed to the hospital, Channels TV reports.

Legit.ng gathered that the attack happened shortly after the commissioner was dropped off at his Ibadan residence.

Details of the ugly incident are still emerging at the time of this report.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that some gunmen attacked a hotel where the governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, lodged with other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a day to the Kogi state governorship election which was held on Saturday, November 16.

Musa Wada, the candidate of PDP in the election, was also in the 'Suitorial Hotel' when the gunmen arrived with witnesses saying it was a lucky escape for the party leaders.

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Source: Legit.ng News

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