Two ladies have been remanded by An Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly attempting to murder the state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola.
The were arraigned by the state Police Command .
They were also accused of stealing and vandalising Justrite, a mall in Osogbo.
The suspects, Tajudeen Suliyat and Ayomide Abdulazeez, both aged 20, were arraigned on a six-count charge of attempted murder, malicious damage, burglary and conspiracy.
ASP Idoko John, who is the Police prosecutor, told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on October 17, 2020, at about 4:30 p.m. at Olaiya Junction, Osogbo.
He alleged that the accused persons conspired among themselves and unlawfully attempted to kill Governor Oyetola by firing guns and throwing stones at him.
He further informed the court that the accused persons did willfully and unlawfully damage 17 vehicles in the governor’s convoy.
The prosecutor also said that the accused on the same date at about 8:00 p.m. unlawfully broke and entered into Justrite Mall and stole laptops, mobile phones and phone accessories, all valued at N3,568,000, property of Ashiru Ibrahim Olayemi.
The accused persons however pleaded not guilty to the allegations preferred against them.