Bukola Saraki’s residence was reportedly attacked by political thugs, reportedly working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State on Sunday.
The Agbaji Ilorin family residence of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, was attacked by the thugs who allegedly opened fire on residents of the area, wounding at least 11 persons in the process.
50 cars parked at various locations within Agbaji Quarters was also destroyed by the thugs, and it was learnt that a similar incident occurred last Thursday at Agbajiole and Pakata areas of Ilorin metropolis.
According to eyewitnesses, the armed APC thugs led by Yahaya Seriki and Musbau Esinrogunjo stormed their area at about 11:30am, and shot sporadically into the air to scare people away. 11 people who allegedly sustained injuries from gunshots, were taken to General Hospital, Ilorin and a private medical facility for treatment.
President of Agbaji Development Association, Alhaji Musa Olanrewaju Yusuf, said;
“The APC thugs came around 11:30am and shot sporadically into the air. In fact, they were provided cover by the DPO Adewole Division of Police. At least, 11 people received injuries from gunshots while about 50 cars including that of Imam Aliagan were destroyed.
“The thugs also carted away four motorbikes and stole money and jewelry from shops deserted by their owners”.