Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday said the #EndSARS protest in Osogbo was used as a decoy for his assassination by political thugs.
The state police confirmed the death of two suspects on the scene.
Oyetola said via a broadcast that suspected political thugs attacked him at the scene of the protest at Olaiya Junction and EndSARS protesting youths.
The governor assured the public that the incident would be investigated and the perpetrators would be brought to book.
He said, “The attempt which was carried out by political thugs was pre-planned and our government shall investigate the matter with a view of bringing the perpetrators of this heinous act to book.
“As the Chief Security Officer of the state, we shall ensure that lives and properties of our people shall be protected and anybody found culpable of causing unrest shall be made to face the wrath of the law.”