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Police: Five suspects arrested over attack on Osun first lady’s convoy

The Osun police command says it has arrested five persons over the attack on the convoy of Kafayat Oyetola, first lady of the state.

NigeriaCrime had reported that the convoy was attacked by hoodlums on Friday at Owode in the Ede area of the state.

Kafayat, wife of Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun, was said to have been making her way to Osogbo, the state’s capital, when the gunmen struck.

Yemisi Opalola, Osun police spokesperson, said one security personnel in the convoy was injured.

On Friday, at about 8:30p.m, the police received credible information that, at Owode, Ede Market expressway, some hoodlums were attacking the convoy of the wife of Osun Governor,” he said.

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“The Divisional Police Officer ‘A’ Division, Ede, promptly mobilised and led detectives to the scene where the team met CSP Dauda Ismail, the Chief Security Officer to Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun.

“CSP Ismail briefed the team that one Omolola Opeyemi, a driver from Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, drove an unregistered truck and blocked the movement of Oyetola.

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.”

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