The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate of Osun State House of Assembly in Ede South State Constituency, Hon. Olaniran Akanfe Atidade, reportedly escaped an assassination attempt on his life yesterday night.
It was gathered that at exactly 11:25pm on Friday after rigorous meetings, Hon. Olaniran Akanfe Atidade drove to his father’s residence at Sawmill Allahu Lateef, Ede to meet the extended family members who traveled from far and near for the election, only to park at the gate and get attacked the hired assassins loaded in 2 Space Wagon Cars and a Toyota Hilux.
Hon. Olaniran Akanfe Atidade was pursued into the bush by the heavily armed gunmen to the extent that his whereabouts was unknown for over 2 hours in the bush.
He was rescued following the quick responses from the Nigerian Police, the Night Guards, Vigilantes and his supporters.