What could have been a recipe for mourning in the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday, March 31, was deterred in Ondo state.
This was as gunmen nearly assassinated a lawmaker of the ruling party in the southwest state, Akogun Olùgbenga Omole.
Omole who is the chairman of Ondo State House of Assembly Committee of Information was sabotaged in Akure on Thursday.
Honourable Akogun Olùgbenga Omole, the chairman of Ondo State House of Assembly Committee on Information, bypassed death by the whiskers on Thursday, March 31.
Omole, who is a lawmaker In the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was attacked by some gunmen who fired several shots at his car on the night of Thursday.
Omole who verified the occurrence to TVC News said the terrible ordeal took place in Akure, the state capital.
A spectator admitted that the gunmen stormed the community at about 6pm and opened fire on the two persons.
Another resident of the community, who spoke on a situation of anonymity with the newspaper, depicted the killers as herdsmen who have allegedly been terrorising the local government.
The public relations officer of the state police command, Funmilayo Odunlami, who confirmed the incident, said she would release details later.