Tension in Isara, as Governor Amosun’s Convoy knocks down four, Kills 2, others hospitalised
The ancient city of Isara was on Tuesday thrown into pandemonium as a convoy believed to be that of the Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun ram into a crowd of students and Okada riders who trooped out to boo him, killing a student of the Gateway Polytechnic, Saapade and an Okada rider simply identified as Aliu.
The students were said to have lined up the streets on sighting the convoy and believed the occupants was the Ogun State governor and his entourage.
Another Okada rider, simply identified as “Ajebo” was also said to have been seriously injured and is currently receiving great at the intensive care unit of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) in Sagamu.
According to eye witness report, the Governor was said to have visited Isara as part of his assessment tour of the state and was not so lucky when citizens of the ancient town trooped out in their numbers to boo him.
Meanwhile, other sources disclosed that the governor was not in any of the vehicles as at the time of the incident, claiming it was one of the elected Chairmen of the newly created Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ode Remo who was in a bus, while the Okada riders were providing escorts for him before the bus rammed into them, killing one of them and a student while others sustained severe injuries.
The bus reportedly sped off after the incident as the crowd which gathered was about the mob the occupants.