Thugs assault Oshiomhole and 14 others in Edo State

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Seidu Oshomhole, brother to Adams Oshimhole, National Chairman of the APC and former Governor of Edo State, was assaulted yesterday along with 14 other lawmakers-elect in the state .

According to report, the lawmakers were having a meeting at an undisclosed location when they were assualted by thugs allegedly hired by the state government .

The meeting was held following the midnight inauguration of nine members of the new parliament and subsequent election of Frank Okiye as speaker .

Recall that 9 out of the 24 members of the parliament met to elect a speaker in what may have been described as unconstitutional.

It was gathered that the ongoing crisis in the state assembly is as a result of disagreement between Governor Godwin Obaseki and Adams Oshiomhole .

The 15 lawmakers who were assaulted have reported the case at the police headquarters.

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Check out the cloth DCP Ali Mohammed wore to a meeting

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