Hoodlums on Tuesday attacked the convoy of the wife of Ekiti state governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi in Oye-Ekiti, Oye local government area of the state.
The hoodlums were said to have hijacked the protest embarked upon by students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti(FUOYE) over incessant power outage in the community.
Fayemi’s wife was returning from her tour of the local government in continuation of the state-wide visitation and empowerment of women in the state.
It was gathered that the hoodlums went on a rampage after the students’ protest and attacked vehicles in the governor’s wife convey.
The hoodlums were said to have engaged the security operatives in violent clashes and vandalized no fewer than 10 vehicles.
Journalists, civil servants and police officers who were part of the convoy were also attacked and sustained various degrees of injuries.
One police vehicle was also attacked and burnt to ashes by the protesters.