Sunday Dare, Minister of Youths and Sports including the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi and other chiefs has been attacked.
The incident occurred at a meeting at the monarch’s palace.
Dare gave a brief of the incident on Twitter.
The minister noted that the youths demanding End SARS are peaceful but that the protests have been hijacked.
“Hoodlums, thugs & miscreants disrupted stakeholders meeting in Soun’s palace now-invading, stoning and breaking doors, glasses.
“Soun, myself and council chiefs were scurried into safety by the police and DSS. Ogbomoso youth are law-abiding. But hoodlums have taken over”, he tweeted.
Meanwhile situation in the town of Ogbomoso in Oyo State is currently tense.
This followed the attack on the palace of Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi.
There are reports that hoodlums have hijacked the End SARS protests.
To maintain law and order, reinforcement of security has been ordered.
Operation Burst teams have been deployed to different areas.
The unit comprises personnel of different security agencies.
They are being joined by operatives from Ilorin, Kwara State.
“A combined team of Operation Burst from Ibadan and a unit from Ilorin are now on ground in Ogbomoso to help keep the peace, protect the peaceful and innocent and also stop criminal elements.