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The Rector of Osun State College of Technology, Dr Samson Adegokehas escaped assassination attempt as gunmen attacked him in the state.
The incident was confirmed in a statement issued on Tuesday by the spokesman of the college, Dr Wale Oyekanmi.
Oyekanmi said the Rector was attacked barely 10 minutes after he left his office at about 3:20 p.m. on Monday.
He disclosed that the assailants fired at the car around the Eti-Ooni area of the state after their attempt to block the Rector’s car was interrupted by a truck conveying sand.
“Luckily, neither the rector nor his driver was hurt during the attack. The Rector is safe and the matter has been reported to the police,” the college spokesman noted.
Confirming the incident, the Osun State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola, said an investigation was ongoing.
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