The convoy Osun State first lady, Mrs Kafayat Oyetola, was reportedly attacked by suspected hoodlums on Friday evening.
Though details about the incident was still sketchy, it was gathered that Mrs Oyetola’s convoy Owas heading to Osogbo and was around Owode market, in Ede, when intermittent gunshots were heard around 8pm on Friday.
A resident of the area, simply identified as Alayande, told The PUNCH on Saturday that a truck had created obstruction on the road when the convoy arrived Owode market junction.
“It was while trying to make the truck driver to move that altercation ensued between security men attached to the convoy.
“I heard several gunshots where I stood near the junction. It was dark but there was altercation between security men and some people suspected to be hoodlums,” he said.
The Information Officer in the Office of the First Lady, Oluwatunmise Iluyomade, confirmed the incident.
“No life was lost in the incident. Some security personnel attached to the convoy sustained various degrees of injuries,” she said.