The governor of Edo state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, chairman of Caverton Support group, Mr. Aderemi Makanjuola and some other dignitaries were attacked at the residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress , Adams Oshiomhole.
The convoy of the Governor of Edo state and the Oba of Lagos and other important guests were said to be driving into the Iyamho residence of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, when they were attacked by some suspected thugs.
The dignitaries were said to be returning from the first convocation ceremony of the Edo State University, Iyamho, where they attended to witness Makanjuola’s installation as the new Chancellor of the institution .
Reports have it that they came to honour a lunch invitation made by former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, when they were ambushed by some thugs, who attacked the line of vehicles with rocks that shattered some of the vehicle’s front and rear windscreens.
No member of the party convoy was hurt and at the time of this report it is not know what the motive behind the attacks were and the disgruntled individuals have not been identified or arrested by the police.
There are also speculations that the thugs are loyalist of the deputy Governor of Edo state but this has not been confirmed nor denied by the office of the deputy Governor whose been accused by his Boss the Governor of Edo state