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Thugs invade Ondo Assembly, beat up members, journalists over impeachment of Speaker, Deputy

Minutes after the impeachment of former principal officers of the Ondo State House of Assembly, on Friday, suspected hoodlums stormed the assembly complex.

The hoodlums who were led by the state chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Jacob Dabo popularly known as “Idajo” attacked members of the house who were suspected to have plotted the impeachment of the former speaker, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun and his deputy Rt. Hon. Iroju Ogundeji.

The hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons such as bottles, cutlasses, sticks among others were also accompanied to the house by the state chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Ade Adetimehin as well as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Security, Jimoh Dojumo.

During the fracas, the hoodlums had a field day as the security operatives left them unchallenged with the Commissioner of Police, Gbenga Adeyanju on ground.

Attacked by the hoodlums are the new speaker, Olamide George, his deputy, Abimbola Fajolu.

Others member of the house attacked included, Hon. Vincent Obadiah and Rt. Hon. Jumoke Akindele.

The hoodlums also attacked a journalist working with AIT, Abiodun Taiwo as well as his counterpart working with ITV, Ade Ilori.

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