Ondo APC To Suspend Party Chairman For Beating Commissioner

Ondo APC To Suspend Party Chairman For Beating Commissioner
  • PublishedSeptember 18, 2023
  • Kazeem Badmus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Monday, declared that it would punish a ward chairman of the party in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of the state, Mr Olumide Awolumate, for allegedly beating the state Commissioner for Woman Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Juliana Osadahun.

OSUN DEFENDER had reported that Awolumate on Sunday, was seen in a video engaging in a free-for-all with the commissioner during the distribution of palliative in Arigidi Akoko, ainflicting injuries on the commissioner’s head in the process.


Speaking with a journalist on Monday, the state chairman of the party, Mr Ade Adetimehin, expressed bitterness over the alleged attack on the commissioner and stated that the party would sit on the matter today (Monday).

He said, ” We don’t tolerate indiscipline in our party. The erring chairman would be suspended for being involved in such a public, embarrassing act.

“I have directed the party chairman in the local government to bring everybody to Akure today (Monday) and we will deliberate and appropriate sanction will be meted out where necessary. But, the ward chairman would be suspended.”

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