Video: MC Oluomo Threatens Igbo Voters Ahead of Lagos Governorship Election
MC Oluomo has threatened Igbo voters ahead of Lagos Governorship Election.
Newsone reports that the head of the Lagos State branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, has warned those that will not vote for the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city to stay at home.
This online news platform understands that MC Oluomo made this threat at a gathering believed to be attended by supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of Saturday, March 18 governorship election in Lagos state.
In a viral video on the micro-blogging site, Twitter seen by Newsone Nigeria, MC Oluomo, who spoke the Yoruba language, could be heard threatening to resist any Igbo who attempts to vote against his party, the APC. He later switched to pidgin English where he said: “If you no won vote for us, sit down for house.”
“We have begged them. If they don’t want to vote for us, it is not a fight. Tell them, mama Chukwudi, if you don’t want to vote for us, sit down at home. Sit down at home,” he said.
Watch MC Oluomo Threatening Igbo voters in Lagos below…
Just to let @inecnigeria Governor @jidesanwoolu @OfficialABAT @PoliceNG @HQNigerianArmy know that Lagosians are now fully aware of the nefarious plans of the ruling party in Lagos state.
To be clear, this is Mr. Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo, rumoured to be either a US… https://t.co/5a9AQwDMC1 pic.twitter.com/KvFYvqYXUN
— Babatunde Gbadamosi (@BOGbadams) March 16, 2023
Newsone reports that Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the Lagos Labour Party Governorship Candidate, and Jandor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the main contenders in the 2023 Lagos election who are hoping to unseat Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as the governor of Lagos State, a post-Sanwo-Olu has held for four years.
Meanwhile, Newsone Nigeria reports that the video of MC Oluomo threatening Igbo voters in Lagos is coming three days before the governorship and state assembly elections in Nigeria. On March 8, 2023, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, postponed the governorship and state assembly elections till March 18.
The 2023 Governorship Election and the State Assembly election were previously scheduled to hold on March 11, but INEC, citing a logistics crisis stemming from BVAS configuration and transportation, said the election could not hold again as scheduled following a meeting of its executives on Wednesday evening.
“The elections were postponed to allow one more week for preparations,” an official familiar with the meeting told Peoples Gazette by telephone on Wednesday night. “We should be able to get everything in order before March 18.”
Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo is the head of the Lagos state branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers. He is regarded as Lagos state’s richest and most illustrious thug better known as Agbero. MC Oluomo was born in Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria.