A middle-aged man identified as Sunday had on Sunday mistakenly shot himself while celebrating the victory of Senator Ademola Adeleke, the newly Governor-elect under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).
It was gathered that Sunday, who is living at Iraye junction of Ile-Ife, was over joyous while he was with his friends around his compound to celebrate the emergence of Adeleke as the governor-elect.
A source disclosed that, “Sunday went into his house to pick up his loaded gun. He was attempting to fire a shot to the sky when he shot himself. He is a member of a vigilante group but he was claiming that he belonged to Amotekun.
“The friends who were at the scene took him to the an hospital in Lagere, Ile-Ife for proper treatment but he was referred to an hospital I don’t know.”
When contacted, the Field Commandant of Amotekun, Comrade Amitolu Shittu confirmed the incident but denied that Sunday was a member of the outfit.