Aggrieved APC members attack Osun Senator, vandalise vehicles

Published January 11, 2021

Sunday Aborisade , Abuja

The senator representing Osun West Senatorial District , Adelere Oriolowo , was whisked away from the venue of a constituency meeting in Ikire , Osun State , on Sunday , after some gunmen attacked him .Oriolowo posted on his Facebook page that his assailants attempted to kill him .He wrote , “ 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 .”The senator ’s senior legislative aide , Adams Adedimeji , who confirmed the development to our correspondent , said Oriolowo was the main target of the hoodlums.He said the senator had gone for a constituency meeting at Ikire town in the Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State , which is under his constituency .“ The meeting was already in progress when the assailants struck . They shattered the windscreen of his vehicle , but he is okay now . He is already in his Osogbo home ,” he added .

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