A celebration source who was at the meeting disclosed that Adebayo smashed the face of the ladies chief with a picket turning stick identified domestically as “omo orogun” during the assembly.
Mrs Bola Owolabi, a Folks’s Party (PDP) chieftain in Ekiti State, has been hospitalized.
The lady was hospitalized following a facial damage 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 picket turning stick identified domestically as “omo orogun” in the course of the assembly.
DAILY POST gathered that the fisticuffs is probably not unconnected to the variations within the selection of governorship candidates between the 2 chieftains.
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 Girls Legal professionals (FIDA) for investigation.
Try to talk with the ladies chief on Wednesday was not profitable as she was stated to be receiving remedy 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 alleged to be mourning his sister who died from accidents sustained in a bike 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 attack on the woman emanated from her support for Eleka which Tosin (Adebayo) is not comfortable with because he and Ogunsakin are in support of Bisi K (Kolawole).
“The woman was one of the party members who attended the wedding of the son of Eleka in Ilorin recently contrary to the order given by Fayose that nobody should attend.
“They have been trying to suspend her from the party because of her resolve to abide by her principle but as the women leader in the ward, when has attending a wedding of a party leader’s son become an offence?
“The matter has been reported to the police and FIDA people. While we are hoping for her recovery, the investigations are ongoing and we won’t allow it to be swept under the carpet because it can happen to anybody,” the source said.