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PDP slams Oba of Lagos over comments on Igbos

2015-04-07 15:15

Lagos - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, for allegedly threatening Igbo people to vote for the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode, or face death, reports Vanguard.

The party in a statement on Monday said it was most unfortunate that a royal father of the status of the Oba of Lagos should attempt to drag the revered traditional institution into partisan politics to the level of threatening innocent Nigerians with the view to prevent them from freely exercising their constitutionally guaranteed right.

Also read: Agbaje urges Lagos indigenes to disregard intimidation

The party noted that the Oba cannot be God and should not attempt to be God.

The party urged all Igbos in Lagos to turn against this unpatriotic stance, by coming out enmasse to vote for the PDP candidate, Jimi Agbaje on Saturday.

Read more at Vanguard.

Read more on: 2015 elections

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