Unknown Assailants Attack Nigerian WBF Boxing Champion Shortly After Receiving N10m Cheque From Governor Makinde
Guen wielding men in masks attacked Ridwan Oyekola aka Scorpion the current World Boxing Federation, WBF, International Super Featherweight Champion.
The gunmen launched the attack to rob him of 10 million naira he recieved from the Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state at the state Secretariat after he defeated his Argentine counterpart, Lucas Montesino at Ilaji Sports Resorts, Ibadan in December 2020.
The boxer narrated his ordeal to newsmen by saying.
As we left the government secretariat, the venue of cheque presentation, I wanted to drop a friend that accompanied me to the event at Mokola.
I just saw a vehicle and it accosted us along NTA to Total garden area, and the two men were pointing guns at us to stop”
“I was shocked and swerved the car to escape them but fell into a ditch.
The assailants drove off after noticing that the car had fallen off from the road.” He added.