Once again, another aide of the Minister of Interior and former Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola escaped death narrowly as assailants laid siege to his house.
The aide, Abosede Oluwaseun who is a staunch member of The Osun Progressives (TOP) while narrating his ordeal explained that on Thursday night, his house at Dada Estate area of Osogbo was besieged by five hooded armed men.
Oluwaseun stated that the men gained access to the compound by scaling the fence and entered through the kitchen door as his wife was about to close it.
He stated that the assailants threatened to kill him and both he and his wife were tied up and mercilessly beaten with a machete.
During the ordeal, the aide stated that the security features on his phone were deactivated and all the money in his account transferred to that of his wife whose ATM card had earlier been collected.
After the operation, he explained that the armed men left with his Toyota Camry, adding that the car was later recovered early Friday morning with the number plates detached after the incident was reported to the Dada Estate Police Station.
Recall that on Saturday, 14th August, 2021, Biyi Odunlade, a former commissioner under the administration was violently attacked in his Ile-Ife home by unknown gunmen.
The incident came some hours after the Ambassador Obed Wadzani Osun Ward Congress Appeal Committee in Osogbo was violently disrupted by violence and sporadic gunshots.
Confirming the incident, the Osun Police Command Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola stated that she was aware of the attack, adding that it was reported to the Dada Estate Police Station and the car duly recovered.
She assured that efforts were ongoing to apprehend the assailants.
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