A man is battling for his life after he was brutally stabbed while fighting with another man over a girlfriend.

The victim simply identified as Omotunde was accused of snatching the girlfriend of Ayodele Muyiwa .

Both are members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Palm Grove branch.

Omotunde, who is the Vice Chairman of the branch has been having a brawl with Muyiwa over the girl.

Muyiwa was said to have warned the victim to stay away from the girl.

The victim, however, disregarded the warning and continued the relationship with the said lady.

It was learnt that the Omotunde was ambushed on Tuesday night by Muyiwa and one of the friends, James Friday.

The victim was beaten and stabbed in the stomach.

He was rushed to the General Hospital, Shomolu,

The two suspects were later arrested and are currently being detained at Shomulu Police Station.

Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole confirmed the incident, noting that investigation into the matter had commenced.