The chairman of Oyo State Sports Council Ibadan, Honourable Gbenga Adewusi (Arole) was attacked at the Lekan Salami Sports complex Adamasingba by hoodlums shortly after the Match between the Shooting Stars and the Mountain of Fire (MFM).
According to the Director of Media and Communications to the council, Mr Tunde Ajibike, the Chairman was infiicted 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. The release stated that the Chairman was attacked when he was trying to prevent the hoodlums from attacking the 3SC Players in the dressing room when the hoodlums descended on him.
The attackers attempted to vandalise the stadium by throwing chairs and stones to the staff of the sports council that were persuading them to desist from the willful and malicious destruction of facilities at the stadium.
The attackers escaped before the intervention of the law enforcement agents. The incident was formally reported to the law enforcement agents.