Hoodlums Assail Oyo State Sports Council


The chairman of the Oyo State Sports Council Ibadan, Honourable Gbenga Adewusi was assailed at the Lekan Salami Sports complex Adamasingba by hoodlums shortly after the match between the Shooting Stars FC and MFM FC.

In a press release made available to the media by Tunde Ajibike, Director of Media,  the Chairman was inflicted with injuries on his face and other parts of his body and had to be rushed to the hospital by the General Manager, Mr Gboyega Makinde and other officials of the council.

The statement revealed  the that Honourable Gbenga Adewusi, was trying to prevent the hoodlums from attacking the 3SC players in the dressing room when the hoodlums descended on him.

The attackers attempted to vandalise the stadium by throwing chairs and stones at the staffs of the sports council, who were persuading them to desist from the willful and malicious destruction of facilities at the stadium.

The assailants were said to have escaped before the intervention of the law enforcement agents.

The incident has since been formally reported to the police according to the statement.