Gunmen shoot at Opeifa's house, injures one

Kayode Opeifa

Kayode Opeifa

Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa: attacked by gunmen
Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa: attacked by gunmen

Gunmen believed to be thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have attacked Lagos state Commissioner for Transportation, Kayode Opeifa, injuring at least one person as at the time of this report.

A car affected by the attack
A car affected by the attack

A source close to the incident told PM News that the gunmen who were on rampage in Agege, first attacked Agege Local Government where council staff were holding a vigil ahead of the presidential election.

The source said shortly after that, they allegedly attacked the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Agege. The source could not confirm if electoral materials were carted away.

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Gunshot to the building of Opeifa's house
Gunshot to the building of Opeifa’s house

The gunmen who were riding in a grey bus then proceeded to Opeifa’s home in Agege, shooting sporadically at his house and the cars in and around his house. “One person was injured in the shooting but has not been taken to the hospital for fear that the gunmen might be lurking,” the source said.

The source claimed that the group of gunmen were led by Oyeniyi Raheem, a House of Representatives candidate contesting on the platform of the PDP

More to follow…