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ONDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: Two injured lawmakers rushed to ICU



ONDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: Two injured lawmakers rushed to ICU

Following the alleged invasion of the Ondo State House of Assembly by thugs in the early hours of Friday, two members of the assembly are said to be currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of a Lagos hospital.

The two lawmakers, simply identified as Hon. Arowele and Hon. Obadiah Vincent are undergoing treatment in a Lagos hospital.

The duo are among the seven people reportedly attacked by men of the NURTW that invaded the assembly complex while the erstwhile speaker, RT. Hon. Bamidele Oloyelogun and his deputy Ogundeji Iroju were impeached.

Read also: ONDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: I was ‘impeached’ to cover up fraud of new speaker— Oloyelogun

Confirming the situation, the elected speaker, Rt. Hon. Olamide George, on is social media handle enjoined citizens of the state to pray for their recovery, “I passionately enjoin the good people of Ondo State to join us in praying for Rt.Hon Arowele and Hon. Obadiah Vincent who are under intensive care unit at undisclosed Hospital in Lagos due to the attack by NURTW Ondo State. #May God heal our land.”

The two lawmakers were among the 18 lawmakers that effected the change in the leadership of the legislative arm of government in the state.

Trouble, however, started when men of the drivers’ union, led by the state Chairman of the union, Jacob Olubo invaded the assembly to beat up lawmakers, staff and journalists within the complex.

ONDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: Two injured lawmakers rushed to ICU

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