A Individuals’s Celebration (PDP) chieftain in Ekiti State, Mrs Bola Owolabi, has been hospitalized following a facial harm she sustained throughout an assault from a celebration member at a ward assembly in Ado Ekiti.
Mrs Owolabi aka Afidipote was allegedly attacked by Tosin Adebayo, an aide to former Ado Ekiti Native Authorities Chairman, Hon. Ayodeji Ogunsakin, at Ado Ekiti Ward 9 assembly on Monday.
A celebration supply who was on the assembly disclosed that Adebayo smashed the face of the ladies chief with a wood turning stick identified domestically as “omo orogun” in the course of the assembly.
DAILY POST gathered that the fisticuffs might not be unconnected to the variations within the alternative of governorship candidates between the 2 chieftains.
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Adebayo helps the governorship ambition of Chief Bisi Kolawole, who’s the popular candidate of former Governor Ayodele Fayose, whereas Owolabi helps the ambition of former Deputy Governor, Prof Olusola Eleka, DAILY POST can report.
Former LG chairman, Ogunsakin, Adebayo’s direct boss, is the Director of Administration and Technique of Bisi Kolawole Marketing campaign Organisation and he’s additionally from Ward 9 the place the incident occurred.
The case as reliably gathered, has been reported on the Okesa Police Station and the state workplace of the Federation of Worldwide Ladies Attorneys (FIDA) for investigation.
Try to talk with the ladies chief on Wednesday was not profitable as she was stated to be receiving therapy and never in any temper to talk with our reporter.
A celebration member who craved anonymity stated Adebayo attacked Owolabi for saying that she was stunned at his look on the ward assembly at a time he was speculated to be mourning his sister who died from accidents sustained in a motorbike crash.
One other celebration member who stated the girl’s comment was not sufficient for her to endure brutality from Adebayo stated the assault stemmed from inside division within the celebration over which aspirant to help for the governorship nomination.
“The assault on the girl emanated from her help for Eleka which Tosin (Adebayo) is just not comfy with as a result of he and Ogunsakin are in help of Bisi Okay (Kolawole).
“The lady was one of many celebration members who attended the marriage of the son of Eleka in Ilorin just lately opposite to the order given by Fayose that no person ought to attend.
“They’ve been making an attempt to droop her from the celebration due to her resolve to abide by her precept however as the ladies chief within the ward, when has attending a marriage of a celebration chief’s son turn out to be an offence?
“The matter has been reported to the police and FIDA folks. Whereas we hope for her restoration, the investigations are ongoing and we received’t permit it to be swept underneath the carpet as a result of it will probably occur to anyone,” the supply stated.
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