Ekiti State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Kayode Olaosebikan has been arrested by the state police command over the beating up of a National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member at a Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) registration unit in Otun Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of the state.
Newsmen spotted Olaosebikan, who is also the Chairman, NYSC board in the state, at the Criminal Investigation Department, CID, as he made a statement on the alleged assault.
Olaosebikan allegedly beat up a youth corps member, Mr. Thompson Enobong, NYSC number EK/13c/1859, who is one of the NYSC members assisting INEC in the just-concluded registration.
Enobong was subsequently rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Ido Ekiti, where he is said to be receiving treatment.
The commissioner, however, denied beating up the corps member, saying what he did was protect him.
Spokesman of the state police command, Mr. Victor Babayemi, confirmed the case, adding that investigation was on to ascertain what went down at the registration centre.