Funke Egbemode, commissioner for data Osun state, says the assault on Gboyega Oyetola, the governor, on the #EndSARS protest floor in Osogbo, the state capital, was a premeditated try to assassinate him.
Oyetola was stated to be addressing protesters at Olaiya junction in Osogbo, the state caqpital, when suspected hoodlums launched an attack on the group.
One particular person was killed whereas a number of others sustained accidents within the assault. Two vehicles within the governor’s convoy had been additionally broken.
Reacting, Egbemode, who was additionally on the scene, stated the assault was past the #EndSARS protest and that the attackers weren’t protesters.
She expressed disappointment that the attackers had infiltrated the peaceable protest to execute their take sinister intentions.
“It was an assassination try. This was definitely past the #EndSARS protest. The individuals who launched the assault weren’t protesters in any respect,” she stated.
“Protests have been occurring within the state for some days now, and there had been no assault on any authorities official because the starting of the protest.
“Nonetheless, at this time’s assault modified the narrative. It was not a spontaneous try. The attackers had all of it deliberate. They’d weapons and different weapons. Actually, it was a lady who smashed the windscreen of the car of the Secretary to the State Authorities, Prince Wole Oyebamiji the place I used to be.
“It’s actually unhappy that these folks infiltrated the ranks of the peaceable protesters and took benefit of the governor’s stroll with the youths to execute their sinister intentions.
“It was merely a avenue coup to take out the governor, his deputy and the secretary to the state authorities, all of whom had been uncovered through the protest and needed to be smuggled into automobiles when the assault was launched.”