Youths in Osun state staged a protest today, claiming that Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died today was poisoned. According to the youths, they believe Adeleke was poisoned by some of his political enemies at a political meeting in the state yesterday. They believe Adeleke’s political enemies killed him to pave way for another APC aspirant to win the state governorship election next year.
The youths have demanded that an autopsy be carried out on the deceased senator.
Adeleke’s body which had arrived Ede community for burial according to Islamic rites, was taken back to the hospital for an autopsy to be carried out.
Meanwhile the protesting youths attacked a reporter with NTA, Tope Alabi and his camera man.
Alabi had arrived the deceased home to cover the sad event when he was attacked by stick wielding youths. Alabi was however saved by a resident of the community who whisked him away in his motorcycle while the cameraman fled into the home of a resident.