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Assault Incident: After KwaraReporters Story, Sobi FM Suspends Femi Oparinde For Two Months

Picture collage of Femi Oparinde and Tawa Yusuf. 

In response to a recent incident involving an assault, Sobi FM, a prominent radio station located in Kwara State, has suspended one of its employees, Femi Oparinde, for a period of two months without pay. This decision comes shortly after the incident was reported by, a Kwara based news outlet.

The incident occurred during a trip from Okuta in the Baruteen Local Government Area, where the station's Board of Trustees Chairman, Mallam Lukman Mustapha, was being honored with a traditional title. According to reports, Femi Oparinde allegedly assaulted his fellow colleagues Tawa Yusuf during the event. The news of the assault quickly spread after it was first published by

Promptly after the news broke, Sobi FM organized a meeting to address the matter. An eyewitness present during the meeting revealed that the station's General Manager acknowledged Femi Oparinde's anger issues and emphasized that the station was actively working to manage his behavior.

Consequently, the management of Sobi FM made the decision to suspend Femi Oparinde for a duration of two months without pay. The suspension serves as a disciplinary measure and highlights the seriousness with which the station regards the incident. It demonstrates the station's commitment to maintaining a safe and respectful work environment for all employees.

Moreover, it has been reported that Femi Oparinde privately sent an apology message to the victim of the assault. The apology message underscores Femi Oparinde's remorse and his commitment to addressing his anger issues. It remains to be seen whether these actions and his apology will have a lasting impact on his future employment at Sobi FM.

This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of effectively managing workplace conflicts and the responsibility of employers to guarantee the well-being of their employees. Sobi FM's swift response demonstrates its dedication to upholding a safe and inclusive work environment.

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