Hear him, “The incident occurred around 8.30 p.m. on Wednesday and the Police Commissioner, Shina Olukolu has directed that the fleeing armed men be apprehended. They killed the driver and also shot the police orderly attached to the Commissioner for Lands. They will be tracked and arrested to face prosecution,” Fadeyi assured.
Penpushing further reports that a source within the government said that “the sad development would be thoroughly investigated especially less than 24hours after Governor Seyi Makinde launched 100 vehicles to aid security patrol in the State.”
The Commissioner with a team of sympathizers, an eyewitness said, rushed the victims to the Accident and Emergency Unit of the University College Hospital on Wednesday night, but the driver eventually lost his life.
“I saw the Commissioner making calls to the Governor on what happened to him and his aides. And the Governor has ordered his security adviser to immediately proceed to UCH because it was not quite long after the call, that he (adviser) arrived. The motive of this attack could not be ascertained as these armed men after attacking the convoy reportedly took away the gun belonging to the wounded police officer’, the eyewitness said.