SHOMOLU COUNCIL CHAIR, BROTHER ATTACKED AT STREET CARNIVA


SOMOLU Local Government Chairman Abdul Hamed Salawu aka Dullar is lying critically ill in hospital after being assaulted at a street carnival on Easter Sunday. His brother, Sulayman, and personal assistant, Seun were also wounded in the attack.

The carnival, usually held on Easter Sunday, which started three years ago by Anifowoshe Youth.The Nation learnt that the carnival began on a peaceful note, with the youths dancing round several streets.
They later gathered in the evening for refreshment. Fatai Akanbi Valentine and his band entertained them.

A source said: “They first poured alcohol on Dullar’s face and smashed glass cup on his face. Blood started gushing out from his face. He was about to be stabbed when his younger brother, Sulayman pulled him over and he was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital. Sulayman was injured in the hand.

“Dullar’s people went to report at the police station. On their way back, they learnt that Dotun Taiwo, who works at the local government Revenue Department had been stabbed. He was unconscious when we got back to the scene. He was also rushed to the hospital.

We wish the Council Boss Fast Recovery ...

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