Angry Nigerian youths on Sunday stormed the Palace of the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewunmi Ajagungbade III disrupting an ongoing stakeholders meeting and destroying properties.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare who was part of the stakeholders meeting made this known in a tweet on his official twitter account.
The youths had taken to the streets of Ogbomosho on Sunday morning to protest and demand justice for the death of one of them, Isiaka Jimoh, who was killed Saturday during the #ENDSARS protest.
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Security operatives are also reported to have killed another protester in Ogbomosho which might have triggered the attack on the palace.
Sunday Dare said he alongside the monarch and council chiefs were scurried away by the Police and DSS.
He said; “Ogbomoso-Hoodlums, thugs & miscreants distrupt stakeholders meeting in Soun’s palace now-invading, stoning and breaking doors, glasses. Soun, myself and council chiefs were scurried into safety by the police and DSS. Ogbomoso youth are law abiding. But hoodlums have taken over .
“The hoodlums broke into the palace and destroyed chairs, overturned tables, broke windows. These were not Youth or Students. These were miscreants and thugs who saw a window of opportunity in the protest which since abated. Thankfully.Soun, the chiefs, leaders of Parapo are safe.”