The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa at plenary on Monday, July 18, 2016, led other members of the House to condemn the assault on Senator Oluremi Tinubu by Senator Dino Melaye at the Senate hallowed Chamber last week, describing the action as unfortunate and unethical for a distinguished Senator of the country.
The condemnation of the members was sequel to a motion moved by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni requesting the Assembly to formally write to the National Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for disciplinary action against the erring senator.
Earlier, a group of human rights activist under the umbrella of Concerned Group of Lagos had earlier staged a protest to the Assembly decrying the shameful action of the Senator and seeking justice for Senator Oluremi Tinubu.
The spokesperson for the group, Mrs. Eunice Ogunleye stated that Senator Melaye has exhibited misconduct and brought shame to the senate through his actions while the entire womenfolk of the country sees his actions as an affront against them.
Mrs. Ogunleye however requested that Senator Melaye should tender unreserved public apology on the floor of the hallowed chamber of the senate, especially to the person of Senator Tinubu and to Nigeria as a whole due to his misconduct.
The Majority leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade while contributing stated that ‘Dino Malaye action is deliberate not only against Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his wife but everybody that believe in Asiwaju’s politics and leadership and therefore should be called to order.
Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu stated that his utterances shows that he has disdain for women, urging the Senate to activate disciplinary action that will forestall and curb future occurrence related to this shameful act.