The Punch reports that Ige’s cap was removed at the buy Lyrica Palace of the Ooni of Ife shortly before his killers struck and shot him dead at his Bodija residence in Ibadan on December 23, 2001.
However, in a video that surfaced online, Fayose was making his way to the podium at the campaign ground when some hoodlums moved towards him and removed his cap.
The former governor however accused the Governor of Oyo State, http://whitehorserecords.co.uk/0.4 Seyi Makinde, and former Deputy National Chairman of PDP, Chief Bode George, of masterminding the assault on him.
Fayose said he would “make a formal report of the incidence to the security agencies and the party relevant authorities”, noting that “it was not something to be handled with levity as security agencies will have to unravel all the thugs brought to the event and their sponsors”.
Reacting through his Media Aide, Lere Olayinka, the former governor said despite the shameful act, he won’t stop saying the truth concerning the running of the party in the Southwest zone and those who have failed to produce any result in Lagos State since 1999 will be made to retire.