Thugs patrol Lagos streets as fears mount over voters’ intimidation (Video)
Fears amongst the populace over voter’s intimidation continue to ripple across Lagos State in the wake of a statement attributed to Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, chairman of the Lagos parks and garages management.
In the aftermath, thugs were videoed patrolling the streets of Lagos, despite assurances by the state police regarding investigating the situation.
Thugs seen walking across streets in Lagos on the morning of gubernatorial election, threatening voters that won’t vote APC to stay indoors.Click to see video
In a video shared on twitter, the thugs were heard threatening residents to vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) or stay away from the polling booths.
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Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police Force has reacted to the threats issued by MC Oluomo, against Igbos in the state ahead of the governorship election.
Force spokesman, Adejobi Olumuyiwa, described the threat by MC Oluomo against Igbos as a joke.
Featuring on Channels Television, Olumuyiwa assured that the Lagos State Police Command has commenced an investigation into MC Oluomo’s inciting comments.
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