Speaker of Osun state House of Assembly, Adewale Egbedun on Sunday, September 24, escaped death when his convoy involved in an accident while leaving Osogbo, the state capital.
According to The Nation, no fewer than four of the security operatives attached to him were severely injured during the accident.
A source who pleaded anonymity disclosed that the cause of the road accident was faulty tyre after its first layer removed on the motion.
He said: “The vehicle hit that of speaker but with low impact. The speaker is safe but four of the security were injured and taken to a private hospital around Oke-Baale area of Osogbo where they are receiving treatment.”
When contacted by newsmen, the spokesperson of the speaker, Olamide Tiamiyu, confirmed the accident, saying, “it occurred when the speaker was going out of the Osogbo. Two of the security operatives have been discharged