•….Calls For Immediate Arrest of Mr. Olumide by Commissioner of Police
•….Urges Attorney General of Ondo State to Prosecute Mr. Olumide
Princess Oluwatosin Ajirotutu, the deputy majority leader, Ondo State House Of Assembly has called on the state commissioner for justice and attorney general to commence immediate prosecution of the suspect, Olumide Awolumate for allegedly assaulting the commissioner for women affairs, Dr Mrs Adebunmi Osadahun while on official duty.
Reacting in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Monday, the Ondo state capital, the lawmaker said, “It is displeasing and barbaric to have viewed a video clip that surfaced and has caused pandemonium in the media space and Arigidi in Akoko Northwest of Ondo State following the directive of Ondo State Government on subsidy palliatives distribution across the state.
“It was gathered that, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon. (Dr) Adebunmi Osadahun who hailed from this area was brutally attacked and assault was made by APC Ward 1 (one) Chairman, Mr. Awolumate Olumide during the palliative distribution in Arigidi of Akoko Northwest Local Government.
“The action of Mr. Awolumate Olumide on Hon. Adebunmi Osadahun is condemned and he should be arrested and made to face maximum disciplinary sanction by the Ondo State Commissioner of Police while the Attorney General of Ondo State should prosecute Mr. Olumide immediately.
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“Assault on womenfolk should not be tolerated in any part of Ondo State and in the country. Women deserve caring in every situation because of their sensitive roles in the society.”