Unknown gunmen have attacked the Senator representing Osun West Senatorial District, Adelere Oriolowo.
He was whisked away from the venue of a constituency meeting held in Ikire, Osun State, on Sunday
Senior Legislative Aide to the Senator, Adams Adedimeji, confirmed the development.
He said his boss was the main target of the assassins.
According to him, the Senator had gone for a constituency meeting at Ikire town in the Irewole Local Government Area of Osun State, which is under his constituency.
Oriolowo posted on his Facebook page that his assailants attempted to assassinate him.
He wrote, “Just escaped an Assassination attempt on my life and that of my entourage. To God be the glory, we are safe and alive.“God is my helper, my shelter and my fortress, I fear no evil.”