Yinka Ayefele, popular Yoruba gospel singer, was almost lynched in Akure for not settling the area boys in the area after he performed in an event .
Popular Yoruba gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele, had a rough weekend as hoodlums attacked him at a party in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Yinka Ayefele narrowly escaped being lynched weekend at Ijare area of Ondo State as some hoodlums went on rampage and vandalized his vehicles and musical instruments.
Some members of his band were however not so lucky as they were beaten silly when the hoodlums discovered that their leader had escaped from the scene of a party in the town.
The hoodlums complained that the singer was got N3 million for the performance and could not drop anything for the local boys in the town.
Reports had it that about 15 persons were wounded as the hoodlums vent their anger on those invited to a burial ceremony held at Odo Oja street in the town.
He was reportedly smuggled out of the town as the hoodlums went wild due to his refusal to settle them for performing in the town.
Eyewitness account said the hoodlums reportedly sent their leader to Ayefele band leader to ask for the “ boys settlement” but was turned down.
Yinka Ayefele, who was in the town to perform at the burial of 85-year-old Madam Ebunoluwa Lydia Odumakinde, sneaked out of the venue unharmed.
The hoodlums reportedly damaged the tent and canopies used in the party and beat up party guests before the police arrived to prevent the situation from deteriorating any further.