Youths go on rampage in Osun following Senator's death

Youths in Osun have resorted to violence in the wake of Senator Adeleke's death.

Eyewitnesses have told Pulse that angry young men are beating up people and pulling commuters off vehicles at the moment.

"They are shattering windscreens and bursting tyres; pulling people out of cars and beating them to a pulp", one eyewitness told Pulse.


This Twitter user also reports that his village in Ede, Osun State, is currently on fire.

It was not immediately clear why the youths had resorted to violence in the wake of the Senator's death.

Meanwhile, Senate President Bukola Saraki has referred to the death of the two-term serving Senator as a "personal loss".


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