Gunmen Storms Palace of Olubadan and Open Fire During Mogaji Installation


Gunmen have opened discharge at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan arrive, Oba Saliu Adetunji, amid establishment of Mogajis and Baales on Monday, Punch is announcing.

The PUNCH journalist, Olufemi Atoyebi; his ThisDay partner, Demola Babalola; a reporter with Daily Trust, Jeremiah Oke; and a chieftain of Labor Party who was a previous Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Sharafadeen Alli, were among the general population who got away passing while the shooting kept going.

While the action was going on, the four gunmen in a dark Toyota Sienna opened discharge over and again around 11:45am, shattering Alli’s auto’s glass windows and different cars stopped before the palace.

The journalists, who were simply touching base at the entryway of the palace, were burst in the into flames, yet they avoided being shot as they dodged for cover in the waste outlet before the palace.

They were there for around 10 minutes until the gunmen hurried off towards Molete end of Popoyemoja.

Alli‎, who is the Asaju Balogun Olubadan of Ibadan arrive, was additionally fortunate, as he was inside the auto when projectiles hit his auto.

The gunmen ceased before the palace, shooting and brave individuals inside the palace to turn out and stand up to them.

The shooting, in any case, did not stop the crowning ceremony inside the palace.

Two of the vehicles harmed at the palace:

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