Hoodlums believed to be political thugs have burnt down the residence of Honorable Kofoworola Babajide in Ede community.
The property, housing Babajide’s parents was burnt down on Friday night.
The lawmaker who doubles as minority leader of the state of Osun Assembly, on Saturday said the political thugs have earlier attacked some members of the People’s Democratic Party at a ward meeting he attended in Ede on Friday.
He said his father has not been sighted since the house was burnt down.
“Some armed thugs attacked us during a ward meeting of PDP in Ede yesterday (Friday). After that, I left for Osogbo. Later, I was told that they were attacking my parents’ house. They burnt the house and since then, I have not seen my father.
“We don’t know if he’s burnt alive inside the house or they have kidnapped him.”
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola said the incident happened on Friday night.
In a related story, Osun chapter of the People’s Democratic Party has called Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and security agencies to immediately arrest the situations in Ede and other parts of the state before it escalates.