Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state was on Friday, pelted with pebbles by angered youths in Abeokuta, period distributing relief correspondence to lessen the possessions of the ongoing Coronavirus lockdown on the folks of the state.
It appears the head had resolute to see to the mission himself, next complaints that the relief letters self spread in the declare did not search out to the unfortunate and vulnerable.
Consequently, Abiodun led a band to a matter called Oju Ogbara and Ago-Oko topic of Abeokuta North citizen regime on Friday, to dispense the cooking matter over to the aim audience.
DAILY POST gathered that Abiodun succeeded in giving the packages to some beneficiaries in Ago-Oko, while also doling out a sum of N200,000 to some ‘area boys’.
An eyewitness told DAILY POST that the Governor, as he moved towards Oju Ogbara, was stopped by some angry residents of the area, who were chanting, “Dapo ebi n pawa”, “Amosun o fi ebi pawa” (Dapo, we are hungry, Amosun didn’t starve us).
“In the blink of an eye, the angry youths started throwing stones. The Governor quickly escaped into his bullet proof G-wagon and he was driven out of the scene.
“Two policemen were seriously injured with stones; the bus conveying the press crew was also destroyed and some pressmen sustained minor injuries,” the source told DAILY POST.
It was gathered that Abiodun, who was angered by the ugly incident, left for his Iperu home immediately.
Contacted, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov Abiodun, Mr Kunle Somorin, denied the incident.
He told our correspondent that he was driving, promising to revert.
He was yet to revert as at the time our correspondent filed this report.