Oba of Lagos tells Igbo’s they must Vote Ambode as Lagos State Governor

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Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu has appealed to the Igbo lead­ers and monarchs in Lagos State, to ensure the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode is elected as Lagos Governor or else he will make Lagos State uncomfortable for the Igbo Populace.

The Oba of Lagos looked angry during his address and said he was not begging, but giving an instruction as to what he expected his Igbo citizens to do.

He said.

“I’m not ready to beg you. Nobody knew how I picked Ambode. Jimi (Agbaje) is my blood relation and I told him that he can never be governor in Lagos for now. The future belongs to God. I am not begging anybody, but what you people cannot do in Onitsha, Aba or anywhere, don’t do it here. If you do what I want, Lagos will continue to be prosperous for you.”

“For the Igbo and others in Lagos, they should go where the Oba of Lagos heads to. When they were coming to the state, they did not come with all their houses. But now, they have properties in the state. So they must do my bidding. And that is the bidding of the ances­tors of Lagos and God.”

“By the grace of God, I am the owner of Lagos for the time being. This is an undivid­ed chair. The palace belongs to the dead and those coming in the future. On Saturday, if anyone of you, I swear in the name of God, goes against my wish that Ambode will be the next governor of Lagos State, the person is going to die in­side this water”

“On Saturday, if anyone of you goes against Ambode, who I picked, that is your end. If it does not happen within seven days, just know that I am a bastard and it is not my father who gave birth to me.”

“‎I am for the progress, growth and development of Lagos. Ambode is highly cerebral, he’s a symbol and he is going to deliver the message which I, the Oba of Lagos, have said. And he will govern the state for another eight years. He is going on a mission and God will give him the wisdom and knowledge to fulfill that mission.”

“Almost a year ago, I declared that Ambode will be the next governor of Lagos and it will not change. From time immemorial, the previous occupiers of this house will say what they wanted after consultation with other people. And this hasn’t changed and it will not change at this time.”

Source: The Sun

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[Effiezy.com says: If there is no opposition in election, why do we have democratic elections. Our leaders should always remember, it is the will of the people that matter during election and not unwarranted threats on the people.]

 

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