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Again, Olu Falae escapes death



Olufale Jeep

Lateef Dada

One of the leaders of Afenifere, Chief Olu Falae, was on Tuesday March 1, 2016 escaped death by a gun shot fired at his car by a mobile police men along Akure Express way.

Falae was on his way to Ile-Ife to pay a courtesy visit to Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi when he escaped gun shot.

Speaking with CityMirrorNews in Ile-Ife before the Afenifere’s meeting with Oba Ogunwusi, Falae explained that his car was shot at Ile-Oluji junction while traveling to Ife for Afenifere’s visit to Ooni of Ife.

It will be recalled that Falae was recently kidnapped in his Akure home before he was rescued by the security agents.

Ooni with Olufalae

He expressed shock over the shooting of his car by the police, saying “when was I kidnapped, now they want to kill me.

“I was coming from Akure approaching Ilesa. I saw some vehicles ahead of me. There was a bullion van in front. The vehicles ahead of us were overtaking the bullion van and we too followed.

“I nearly passed them when I heard a shot and I heard a bang on my car. We stopped and we saw that they have fired at our car.

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“They didn’t stop. We stopped at Erin-Ijesa and complained to the police at the check-point that we were fired at by some police following a bullion van at Ile-Oluji juction.

The old man who expressed fear over continuous attack on him said “I don’t know why I was kidnapped recently, why I was arrested in 1997 and locked up for two years.”