The former Ekiti state Governorship Aspirant , Opeyemi Bamidele, who was recently shot at at a reception rally organised for the APC candidate for the forthcoming Ekiti State governorship election, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been flown to the United Kingdom for further treatment.
According to report gathered by Punch Newspaper,he was flown in a private jet belonging to a former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Friday night after receiving treatment at Euracare Multi-Specialists Hospital on Victoria Island, Lagos.
Naija news learnt that that Bamidele was flown to the UK on the insistence of Tinubu yesterday that he be exposed to treatment in line with best global practice. Recall that Bamidele served as a Commissioner for Information and Strategy under Tinubu.
Bamidele’s media aide, Ahmed Salami, also confirmed that his principal has been flown abroad for “post-surgery management”. He also dispelled the rumour that Bamidele was flown abroad because of fears over his health.
“He (Bamidele) is fully stabilised, so there is no cause for alarm. He only went abroad for a post-surgery management and to get prepared for the task ahead. He actually walked into the plane.”