Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins on Monday attacked the cars of the House of Representatives Member representing Boripe/Ifelodun/Odo-Otin federal constituency of Osun State, Lekan Afolabi.
According to a statement by his media office, the incident happened Akure-Okenne road in Kogi state.
It was good that even though, the lawmaker was not in the car as he and his wife had boarded aircraft later, his two cars were ridden with bullets.
The lawmaker who with his wife; Mrs. Abimbola Afolabi left Ikirun (his hometown) this morning after a successful APC State Congress at the weekend He was to be dropped by his drivers at Akure Airport to connect Abuja flight while drivers continue the journey on the road to Abuja.
“The two cars (Ford SUV and Ford Hilux) were however attacked along Akure-Kogi road with direct bullets to Asoju Rere (Afolabi) side of the seat on both cars. The cars were shot on the front tyres, windscreen, rear seat, amazing NG other areas. But to the glory of God, Hon. Olalekan Afolabi and his wife escaped unhurt.
“According to one of the drivers, he said an Honda CRV Green Colour has been trailing Asoju Rere from Osun early this morning but he didn’t put any negative meaning to it before they attacked the 2 vehicles after Akure.”