ENDSARS: Osun Police Reacts To Hoodlums Attack On Gov. Oyetola’s Convoy


The Osun State Police Command has reacted as hoodlums attacked the convoy of the State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola and damaged several government vehicles while addressing the ENDSARS Protesters on Saturday afternoon.

Two persons were reportedly dead while several yet to be identified people were severely wounded as many others scampered for safely.

Some victims have been rushed to Asubiaro state hospital for medical attention.

Before it was disrupted, Governor Gboyega Oyetola had assured the protesters that all those who sustained any form of injuries during #EndSARS protest will be taken care of by government.

The State Governor who first apologised for not being able to address them since the protest started in the State assured the protesters that he believes in the genuine intention of the protest.

He told the protesters that the presidency has directed all state governors to constitute judicial panel of inquiry to look into the SARS activities before it was disbanded.

However, while reacting to the incident, the Osun Police promised to investigate the alleged attack on the State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola and why the protest took a violent dimension why the governor was addressing the protesters.

When contacted on the telephone, the Police Public Relations Officer of Osun State Police Command, Mrs Yemisi Opalola said the Police were on top of the situation.

Opalola could not confirm the casualties at the violent protest ground but said that the development would be investigated.

“The Police are on top of the situation. We will investigate it,” Opalola said.

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