Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Salihu Danladi, has sacked his media aide, Ibrahim Sheriff, over his role in the violent clash at a meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Ilorin on Tuesday.

Mr Sheriff said he was sacked because he rescued the former chairman of the APC in the state, Bashir Bolarinwa, from the assault of a woman supporter of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, at the venue of the meeting.

This newspaper reported how violence erupted at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Ilorin, where the meeting was holding, ahead of the party's membership registration exercise.

The APC registration and revalidation committee called the meeting to appeal for a peaceful exercise amid th...