Two security men of a construction firm were injured on Wednesday when gunmen attacked the company’s construction site in Owo, Ondo State.
Chief Adetunji Adeleye, the Ondo State Commander of Amotekun Corps, confirmed the attack on Thursday.
Recall that gunmen recently attacked St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, killing over 40 persons and injuring many others.
The Amotekun Commander stated that the gunmen shot sporadically into the air and damaged the windshields of two earthmovers at the site.
Adeleye said: “I have just left the scene and I realised that the two security men were injured as the attackers shot into the air.
“They damaged the windshields of two earthmovers of the construction company.
“The injured men have been taken to a hospital.”
Adeleye, also the Special Adviser to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Security Matters, added that normalcy had since returned to the area.
The Police in Ondo State also confirmed the attack on its verified Twitter handle.
The Ondo State Police Command tweeted: “There was a shooting at a construction site in Owo on Wednesday night.
“Policemen are currently at the scene; victims have been taken to hospital and they are in stable condition.”