The Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District, Adelere Oriolowo, escaped death and was immediately whisked away from the venue of a constituency meeting held in Ikire, Osun State, on Sunday when some unknown gunmen launched attack at him.
The Senator’s Senior Legislative Aide, Adams Adedimeji, who confirmed the development to our correspondent, said Oriolowo was the main target of the assassins.
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.
Oriolowo had posted on his Facebook page that his assailants attempted to assassinate 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.”