- The police in Osun state have arrested 5 suspects in connection with the attack on the state first lady, Kafayat Oyetola, on Friday, August 19
- In a statement on Saturday, August 20, the police confirmed the development and added that the investigation is still ongoing
- According to the governor's chief security officer, Omolola Opeyemi drove a truck without a registered number from Ijebu Ode in Ogun state and blocked the movement of Oyetola, in which the hoodlums took advantage of
Osogbo, Osun - The Osun state police command has confirmed that the governor of the state’s first lady, Kafayat Oyetola, was attacked by some hoodlums on Friday, August 19 in Owode Ede.
The police spokesperson in the state, in a statement on Saturday, August 20, Yemisi Opalola, said that one security officer on the convoy was injured, The Nation reported.
The police also revealed that 5 suspects have been arrested in connection to the attack.
Name of truck driver who obstructs Oyetola's wife's movement before hoodlums attack her
While quoting CSP Dauda Ibrahim, the chief security officer, to Oyetola, the statement revealed that one Omolola Opeyemi was also arrested for the crime.
Opeyemi allegedly drove an unregistered truck from Ijebu Ode and blocked the movement of the governor’s wife.
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“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 investigation is in progress,” the statement reads in part.
Kafayat: Oyetola’s wife escapes death as hoodlums attack her convoy, injure aides
Legit.ng earlier reported that some hoodlums have attacked the convoy of the wife of Osun state governor, Kafayat Oyetola.
The incident was said to have occurred on Friday, August 19, around the Owode area of the state.
During the governorship poll, Governor Oyetola was defeated by his rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke.
Legit.ng gathered that the incident, which occurred at the market area of Owode-Ede, in Ede South local government area of the state, around 8:10 pm, caused tension as the thugs and the security aides attached to the convoy engaged in a shootout.