The #EndSARS protests turned violent in Osun State Saturday as armed protesters made an attempt on the life of the Governor of the State, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola.
Armed with guns, cutlasses and other dangerous weapons, the hoodlums swooped on the Governor at Olaiya junction, while he was addressing the #EndSARS protesters at the state capital.
Governor Oyetola had joined protesters in the walk from Alekuwodo area to Olaiya junction, singing with them and promising them that their demands will be looked into, and that he supported how their peaceful agitations which is a part of democratic process.
However, while still addressing the youths, the armed men and women started shooting, hurled stones at the Governor’s car.
The governor though escaped by a whisker is said to have escaped unhurt.