Mr Olateju Ishola, Personal Assistant to Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the lawmaker representing Osogbo Constituency at the State of Osun House of Assembly, Hon Taofeek Olatunde Badamasi were attacked by hoodlums late Sunday, 28 March, 2021 in Osogbo, reports The Gazelle News.com.
An elder brother to the Senator Representing Osun Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Dr Ajibola Basiru, popularly called Simple, was also attacked by the thugs who shot and unleashed machete cuts on their victims.
The attack took place during the birthday celebration of the Lawmaker which took place at a restaurant in Oroki Estate.
The hoodlums, according to eye witnesses, were led by one Kazeem Oyewale popularly called Asiri Eniba. They allegedly stormed the restaurant around 10.30pm and unleashed violence on the guests with their particular targets being Teju and Baadmosi.
“They were about 14 in number and were led by Asiri Eniba. They stormed the restraunt around 11pm shouting, ‘where is Teju? Where is Abolubode? (Abolubode is the nickname of the Lawmaker)
“Next thing we saw was bottles being used to attack Teju and those beside him. Teju tried to escape and ran outside and we heard gunshots hence we have to take to our heels,” an eye witness said.
The Personal Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon Timothy Owoeye, Dammy, popularly known Pentagon was also attacked by the hoodlums.
Badmus and others were rushed to the Osun State University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo for medical attention, according to sources.
The condition of Aregbesola’s PA could not be confirmed as at the time of filing this report.