The chairman of the Oyo State Sports Council Ibadan, Honourable Gbenga Adewusi, on Sunday, was attacked at the Lekan Salami Sports complex Adamasingba by hoodlums shortly after a Match between the Shooting Stars football club and the Mountain of Fire (MFM) football club.
According to a statement signed by the Council’s Director Media, Tunde Ajibike, the Chairman was inflicted with injuries on his face and other parts of his body and was rushed to the hospital by the General Manager, Mr Gboyega Makinde and other officials of the council.
According to the Chairman, he was trying to prevent the hoodlums from attacking the 3SC Players in the dressing room when the hoodlums descended on him.
The hoodlums were angry after the Oluyole Warriors played draw 1 – 1 draw with MFM.
They attempted to vandalize the stadium by throwing chairs and stones at staff members of the sports council that were persuading them to desist from the willful and malicious destruction of facilities at the stadium.
However, they escaped before the intervention of the law enforcement agencies. The incident was formally reported to the police.