The Northern Regional Treasurer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Hajia Shamima has partially gone blind after she was subjected to hefty slaps by boys of First National Vice Chairman of the party, Chief Sofo Awudu Azorka.
MyNewsGh.com gathered that it follows a misunderstanding between the victim and the Zongo Caucus Coordinator, Hajia Jamila Amadu and in the process, Azorka is personally said to have unleashed his thugs on Hajia Shamima.
The incident is said to have happened at about 4pm on Thursday July 25, 2019 at the Global Dream Hotel where the event was said to be taking place with a number of party activists and parliamentary aspirants in attendance.
According to sources within the umbrella family, one of the attackers has been identified as Abdul Somed a known associate of the NDC national executive .
Hajia Shamima whose left eye was injured, was rushed to the hospital by assignees of the Regional Chairman Alhaji Ibrahim Mobila who has vowed to hunt down the perpetrators.
At the time of going to the press, the matter had still not been reported to the police but Azorka when reached on phone by MyNewsGh.com, said he knows nothing about it.
“All boys in the party are my boys and anyone can claim to be an Azorka boy. I was not around when they slapped her so I cannot tell who did and I did not also sanction her beating”, he disclosed.
Asked if he was later informed such an incident took place, he went hung the call.