The current World Boxing Federation, WBF, International Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola has revealed how gunmen attacked his car a few hours after receiving N10m cheque from Governor Makinde.
Recall that Oyekola defeated Argentina, Lucas Montesino at Ilaji Sports Resorts, Ibadan in December 2020, and he was decorated as the World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight Champion.
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Narrating his story to reporters, he said that he received the mouth-watering cash on March 4 from the Governor only to be attacked by unknown gunmen a few hours later.
“As we left the government secretariat, the venue of cheque presentation, I wanted to drop a friend that accompanied me to the event at Mokola, I just saw a vehicle and it accosted us along NTA to Total garden area, and the two men were pointing guns at us to stop,” the boxing champ narrated.
“I was shocked and swerved the car to escape them but fell into a ditch. The assailants drove off after noticing that the car had fallen off from the road.” he added.
By Augustine Akhilomen