Actress Lala Akindoju-Fregene expressed her dismay over the recent assault on actor and Labour Party house of representative candidate, Olumide Oworu, and his campaign team. Oworu is running for Surulere constituency 1 against incumbent and APC candidate, Desmond Elliot. According to Oworu, he and his team were attacked while campaigning at Iponri earlier on March 16, 2023. The incident occurred in the Surulere district of Lagos state.
In response to the attack, Akindoju-Fregene took to Twitter and called on Desmond Elliot to publicly condemn the violent act. She emphasized that Elliot's silence would be interpreted as an endorsement of the attack. Akindoju-Fregene expressed her relief that no lives were lost in the attack and decried the shameful incident. She tweeted, "Desmond Elliot SHOULD PUBLICLY condemn the violent attack on Olumide Oworu and his team. If not, his silence will mean he endorses it."