Attack on Opeifa : Fawehinmi’s Son Tenders Apology



OpeifaMohammed ,the Son of Late Gani Fawhinmmi has apologized to Mr Kayode Opeifa ,Lagos State Commissioner for transport over the attack on him at Jabita Hotel Lagos.In a statement today,Mohammed described the attack as ugly and unfortunate

“It is highly regrettable the ugly incident happened at Jabita Hotel, Ikeja occurred. This is most unfortunate. The late Gani Fawehinmi SAM, SAN fought for the masses of this great country until his death on September 5, 2009. He was an of the people who adopted the non- violent stance of attack on various governments, but used the instrumentality of the law to make his point.
“I was reliably informed of the violent attack meted out to Comrade Kayode Opeifa the incumbent Commissioner for Transport of Lagos State who was a associate of late Gani Fawehinmi SAM, SAN, Late Dr. Beko Ransome Kuti, and Late Mr. Chima Ubani. It is disgusting to know the incident was recorded and posted on Youtube.

He said “On behalf of the Gani Fawehinmi , I tender an unreserved apology to Mr. Kayode Opeifa who was violently with sachets of pure water. This act was crude and uncouth, and the perpetrators of this act acted on their volition and without
the knowledge of the Gani Fawehinmi .
“September 5 will always as a memorable day in remembrance of late Gani Fawehinmi and in as much as we strive to correct the mistakes of government whether at state or federal , VIOLENCE WILL NOT AS ONE OF THE OPTIONS WOULD BE ADOPTED.
“I commend Mr. Kayode Opeifa’s sense of maturity and discipline for leaving the premises of Jabita Hotel in order not to escalate the mishap that occurred. We the members of the Gani Fawehinmi condemn this act in the strictest terms and would ensure in that such a disgraceful incident never occurs.

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