ENDSARS: Tension in Ogbomosho as Nigerian minister of youths, Soun of Ogbomosho attacked

Palace of Soun of Ogbomosho destroyed by hoodlums

ENDSARS: Tension in Ogbomosho as Nigerian minister of youths, Soun of Ogbomosho attacked

By Ekene Agbor

Palace of Soun of Ogbomosho destroyed by hoodlums
Palace of Soun of Ogbomosho destroyed by hoodlums

There is palpable tension in Ogbomosho,Oyo State as Mr Sunday Dare, Minister of Youths and Sports, was attacked by some hoodlums on Sunday.

He and others including the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi, were stoned by some miscreants.

The incident occurred at a meeting at the monarch’s palace.

Dare gave a brief of the incident on Twitter.

The minister noted that the youths demanding End SARS are peaceful but that the protests have been hijacked.

“Hoodlums, thugs & miscreants disrupted stakeholders meeting in Soun’s palace now-invading, stoning and breaking doors, glasses.

Palace of Soun of Ogbomosho after attack by hoodlums
Palace of Soun of Ogbomosho after attack by hoodlums

“Soun, myself and council chiefs were scurried into safety by the police and DSS. Ogbomoso youth are law-abiding. But hoodlums have taken over”, he tweeted.

Recall that a resident of Ogbomosho, Jimoh Isiaka was killed during an ENDSARS protest on Friday.

The hoodlums were said to have besieged the palace of Soun and chased the monarch and other chiefs from the palace.

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This occurred as some youths clashed with police operatives. In a trending video watched by News Boom, shootings were heard as youths scampered for safety.

Unconfirmed news has it that about eight persons have been shot during the melee in Ogbomosho on Sunday evening.

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