Osun senator escapes assassination attempt

The shattered windscreen

Osun senator escapes assassination attempt

By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo

The shattered windscreen
The shattered windscreen

A lawmaker representing Osun West, Senator Adelere Oriolowo on Sunday, narrowly escaped an attack by some suspected hired assassins.

The incident occurred at Ikire, Irewole Local Government Area of Osun. The scene of the incident falls within the his Constituency.

According to the Senator, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state, he escaped assassination attempt Sunday afternoon.

It was gathered the the yet-to-be identified gunmen attacked the senator and his entourage.

The senator was said to be attending a meeting of his party before some suspected gunmen waylaid him and shattered one of vehicles’ windscreen.

Oriolowo was said to have escaped unhurt.

Giving the update on his Facebook page, Senator Oriolowo said: “Just escaped an assassination attempt on my life and that 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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