Multiple gunshots, as Oshiomhole is beaten in Benin (Watch Video)

A newly elected lawmaker, Seidu Oshiomhole, the younger brother of the National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, was, yesterday, attacked in Benin, as a result of the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly

A viral video has shown the moment thugs stormed a hotel to attack Oshiomhole, alongside 14 other lawmakers-elect in the state. The lawmakers were reportedly holding a meeting in the hotel.

The meeting was necessitated by the Monday midnight inauguration of 9 members of the new parliament and subsequent election of Frank Okiye as speaker.

Nine out of the 24-man Assembly , met to elect a speaker in what could be described as a recipe for crisis in the state. The ongoing crisis in the state assembly is said to be connected to the rift between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole.

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