The current World Boxing Federation, WBF, International Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola, popularly known as Scorpion, has survived an alleged attempt on his life by unknown gunmen.
Reports have said that the Oyekola was attacked by the gunmen shortly after receiving a cheque of 10 million from the Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde at the state Secretariat on Thursday evening, March 4.
According to him, the robbers accosted him and his crew from NTA to Total garden area, before they got down and pointed a gun at him, which led him to swerve the car and escape.
He added that the thieves then finally drove off after noticing that the car had fallen off from the road.
His words, “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.”
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