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2023: Osun Rep, Wole Oke’s Supporters Ambushed, Assaulted, Maimed By Hoodlums



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Supporters and loyalists of Hon Busayo Oluwole Oke, the Lawmaker representing Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency were on Friday morning attacked by hoodlums in his Osogbo residence.

Hon Oke in a statement personally signed by the lawmaker stated that the people were ambushed and mercilessly attacked by people suspected to be members of the opposition party, particularly All Peoples Congress (APC).

Oke who is a man of the people was visited by his admirers who were of northern the Hausas extraction living in Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency were beating to pulp by the hoodlums.

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The unsuspecting visitors left the legislator,s house at GRA,OkeFia and ran into the political thugs in their tens menacingly wielding matchets, knives and other dangerous weapons.

The statement further stated that the Hausas, numbering about 15 were seriously wounded as they sustained various degrees of injuries and rushed to undisclosed private hospital where they were receiving treatment.

One of the hoodlums who was apprehended disclosed that they were sponsored by a an Osogbo based political Chief.

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The matter has been reported at the State Police Command, Osogbo. from Obokun Local Government to declare their loyalty to him in his House located at the GRA area of Osogbo were said to have been attacked, machetted and beaten with clubs and other dangerous weapons around 9:00am .

The Chairman, House Committee on Public Account declared that the Hausas, numbering about 15 were seriously wounded as they sustained various degrees of injuries.

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He disclosed that the victims were later rushed to an hospital in Osogbo where they are currently receiving treatment.

The Lawmaker condemned the attack, describing it as barbaric and primitive, admonishing that such unprovoked and unwanted attack was capable of snowballing into ethnic class.

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Nigerians should feel free and safe wherever they live or go, advising that Osun State should not be turned to seed bed of violence by uncivilized politician.

He urged the police to use their good offices to unmask the masterminds of the dastard attack.

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