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Four Shot During Osinbajo’s Campaign In Ilorin

No fewer than four persons were reportedly shot on Thursday in Ilorin , Kwara State, during the visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo , who was on a door - to -door campaign in the ancient city .

Security sources told our correspondents that the incident occurred in Isale Aluko area of the metropolis .

Two of the injured persons were identified as one Ahmadu and an elderly man called Baba Tunde.

It was gathered that Baba Tunde was going to the mosque around 4 pm when he was hit in the leg by a stray bullet .

A resident , who gave his name only as Sodiq, said , “ The vice president visited some communities in Ilorin today ( Thursday ) . Around 4 pm , he arrived at Isale Aluko. He walked from Ita Ogunbo Junction to Isale Aluko with party supporters heading for Mustapha Compound .

“ Suddenly , we heard two loud sounds in quick succession . Bullets hit four persons in the legs, including a girl and an elderly man called Baba Tunde . We don’ t know who fired the shots yet .

“ Isale Aluko and the entire Alanamu Ward are competing grounds for the APC and the PDP . We want adequate security on Saturday so that there won ’ t be any breach of the peace , ” he added .

The Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident to one of our correspondents , adding that he had yet to be properly briefed on the incident.

Source; https://punchng.com/four-shot-during-osinbajos-campaign-in-ilorin/

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