A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, on Tuesday escaped death after one of the policemen escorting a bullion van opened fire on his vehicle while travelling to Ile-Ife, Osun State for Afenifere leaders’ visit to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The incident happened at Ile-Oluji.
The national leader, who narrated his ordeal said “I was coming from Akure approaching Ilesa. I saw some vehicles ahead of me. “There was a bullion van in front. The vehicles ahead of us were overtaking the van and we too followed. “I nearly passed them when I heard a shot and a bang on my car. We stopped and we saw that they have fired at our car.” The aged man said the bullion van did not stop.