There was rumpus at Ikire, Irewole local government Area of Osun State because the Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District, Adelere Oriolowo escaped being lynched at a celebration meeting within the town. it had been gathered that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is holding its Senatorial meeting within the town, but shortly after the senator and his entourage received the venue, some hoodlums invaded the meeting brandishing differing types of weapons.
Sources at the meeting couldn’t ascertain the rationale for the clash but one among them, Adewale Alade said their target was the senator. Meanwhile Senator Oriolowo’ Press Secretary aides, Niyi Isamotu said the attack was an assassination attempt on the Senator but luckily escaped unscathed from the scene. He said some hoodlums just began to act unnecessarily funny resulting in an uproar before they began to aim to attack the Senator.
“It was an effort on his life. We were at an Osun West Senatorial meeting at Ikire and suddenly there was an uprising shortly after the senator received the meeting. It took the expertise of the safety attached to the senator to whisk him faraway from the scene and had to go away a number of his aides behind.
“We only thank God that nobody among the entourage was injured within the scene. But they vandalized the 2 vehicles within the convoy. However, the senator is well and unharmed,” he said. Although, the Senator couldn’t be reached he wrote on his Facebook page, “Just escaped an Assassination attempt on my life which of my entourage. To God be the glory, we are safe and alive. “God is my helper, my shelter and my fortress, I fear no evil”.
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