WBF Champion Attacked By Gunmen After Governor Makinde Rewarded Him With N10 Million

March 12, 2021
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The current World Boxing Federation (WBF), International Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola, popularly known as Scorpion, has survived an attacked by unknown gunmen.

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Oyekola’s vehicle was attacked by gunmen after he was rewarded with a cheque of N10 million at Oyo State Government Secretariat on Thursday evening.

Governor Seyi Makinde presented the check to Oyekola for making Oyo State proud with his victory over his Argentine counterpart, Lucas Montesino, at Ilaji Sports Resorts, Ibadan in December 2020.

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The Nigerian boxer was was decorated as the World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight Champion after the tournament.

Oyekola shared his near-death experience yesterday after leaving hospital where he was admitted for treatment since the day of incidence.

He said it was the grace of God that made him to escape death with two other occupants in his vehicle on Thursday 4th of March.

“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,

“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.

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KanyiDaily had also reported how players and officials of Adamawa United FC were attacked by gunmen and their driver kidnapped while traveling to Lagos.

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