Governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the August 9 election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, escaped assassination by the whiskers on Friday while on a rally at Ilesa.
METROWATCH gathered that Omisore’s campaign train came under attack at Ilesa with the candidate narrowly escaping death.
It was further gathered that the SSS personnel around the senator were injured while the vehicle conveying the chairman of the party, Gani Olaoluwa, was smashed. However, the candidate and the chairman and other party chieftains escaped unhurt.
It was not immediately ascertained the brains behind the attack, but it was generally suspected that the act might have been carried out by a group, simply called ‘state boys’