At the least one particular person has been confirmed useless and a number of other others injured after suspected thugs attacked #EndSARS protesters in Osun state at present Saturday, October 17.
In accordance with experiences, the state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, was on the protest floor to talk with the protesters at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, the state capital, when the suspected hoodlums, armed with weapons and stones, launched an assault. Two vehicles within the governor’s convoy have been broken in the course of the assault. Lots of the protesters have been injured whereas no less than one particular person has been confirmed useless.
In an announcement launched, the state authorities described the incident as an try on the governor’s life.
“There was an try Saturday on the lifetime of the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola.
Armed with weapons, cutlasses, the hoodlums swooped on the Governor at Olaiya junction, whereas he was addressing the #EndSARS protesters on the state capital.
Governor Oyetola had joined protesters within the stroll from Alekuwodo space to Olaiya junction, singing with them and promising them that their calls for can be appeared into, and that he supported how their peaceable agitations which is part of democratic course of.
Nevertheless, whereas nonetheless addressing the youths, the armed women and men began taking pictures, hurled stones on the Governor’s automotive.”
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