Some unknown gunmen have attacked the residence of Labour party governorship candidate in Osun state at the wee hours of Monday.
The Osun Gubernatorial Candidate of the Labour Party, Yusuf Lasun raised the alarm over the invasion of his home by gunmen.
He said the attack lasted for 20 minutes and that his security details were able to repel the assailants without recording any casualty.
“At about 1 a.m., my house was attacked; the evidence is very prominent, my building is riddled with bullets.
“In the last three governorship debates we have had, I have never attacked anybody on how to govern Osun.
“Unfortunately, this attack, to my surprise lasted for about 20 minutes. We have evidence of those that actually carried out the attack.
The Osun State Police Command also confirmed the attack on the governorship candidate.
The Spokesman for the Osun State Police Command said unspecified number of gunmen attacked the residence in the early hours of Monday.
She said the assailants shot at Lasun’s building, but could not gain access before security operatives attached to the candidate chased them away.
She added that the attack was reported at the Ilobu Police Station and the Divisional Police Officer was at the scene of the attack to assess the situation.