Ekiti State Commissioner Arrested For Beating Up NYSC Member

Police in Ekiti has arrested the state’s
Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Kayode
Olaosebikan, for questioning over the beating up of
a NYSC member at a registration unit in Otun Ekiti,
Moba LGA of the state, Vanguard reports.
Olaosebikan (pictured above), who is also the
Chairman, NYSC board in the state, was seen at the
Criminal Investigation Department, CID, making
his statement.
Olaosebikan allegedly beat up a youth corps
member, Mr. Thompson Enobong, NYSC number
EK/13c/1859, who is one of the NYSC members
assisting INEC in the just-concluded registration.
Enobong was subsequently rushed to the Federal
Medical Centre, FMC, Ido Ekiti, where he is said to
be receiving treatment.
Olaosebikan, however, denied beating up the corps
member, saying he merely protected him.
Vanguard also gathered that a soldier, Private
Clement John is being interrogated by the police
for disrupting the exercise in Emure Ekiti.
The soldier, who claimed to be serving in an Army
unit in Borno State, was reportedly over powered
by others at the registration unit and handed over
to the police. John has equally been transferred to
Ado Ekiti for further investigation.
Also one Paul Ezekiel was arrested in Ikere Ward 2
for allegedly threatening officials of Independent
National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the
rush for registration.
Spokesman of the state police command, Mr. Victor
Babayemi, who confirmed the two cases, said the
soldier would be handed over to the Army
formation in Ondo State to ascertain whether or
not he is a soldier.
Meanwhile, the Director-General, Prince Adedayo
Adeyeye Movement, PAAM, the political
organisation of one of the Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, gubernatorial aspirants, Bisi Kolawole,
has called on the relevant authorities to protect
NYSC members.

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