Mr Omotunde, the Vice Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Palmgrove branch, Lagos, was allegedly stabbed by his colleague on Tuesday night, over a girlfriend.
These 2 suspects; Ayodele Muyiwa and James Friday, allegedly carried out the attack and have both been arrested and detained by Shomolu Division police.
It was gathered that Ayodele Muyiwa, has been having a scuffle with Omotunde, accusing him of snatching his girlfriend.
A member of the union said:
“When Muyiwa came to the park on Tuesday, he engaged Omotunde in a quarrel, accusing him of snatching his girlfriend to spite him because he was rich.
They started exchanging words. In the process, Muyiwa carried a plank with which he threatened to hit Omotunde. He bent down and dared Muyiwa to carry out his threat, but he did not.
At night, Muyiwa stormed the park in the company of another person to attack Omotunde. They beat him, stabbed him in the stomach and left.”
Police source said:
“Muyiwa had earlier been arrested for being in possession of a gun during the union’s election.
He was reportedly taken to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, but was later released.”