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PDP members protest alleged intimidation by conventional rulers in Lagos

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“PDP known as for warning and peace from leaders and elders in the neighborhood”, saying Imota PDP has introduced improvement to the neighborhood, so why will the Oloro conventional ruler curse PDP members and lots of others.

The protesters who gathered of their numbers moved across the neighborhood displaying their placards. In addition they visited the palace of the standard ruler to specific their grievances.


Earlier, Mr Adewale Oyebo, PDP candidates for Lagos State Home of Meeting,(LAHA), Ikorodu Constituency 2, appealed to the neighborhood leaders to permit residents to vote for candidates of their alternative within the forthcoming Governorship and Meeting election.

Oyebo assured the residents of his assist and appealed to the electorates to exit en masse and train their franchise as directed by the structure of Nigeria.

“The protest is sweet and really profitable on this our neighborhood in Imota.

“We have now another communities that make up Ikorodu constituency 2, corresponding to Ijede, Ibeshe, Igbogbo, Baiyeku and others with conventional rulers.


“Conventional rulers will not be imagined to be political however this space of Imota, the ruler is intimidating voters with charms, and cursing those that will need to vote for different events other than the All Progressives Congress (APC),” he alleged.

He assured members of victory and urged residents to return out en masse to vote for the PDP which can deliver extra dividends of democracy to the the neighborhood if voted into energy.

He promised to organise sports activities actions and empowerment programmes for the youths, present reasonably priced outlets for market women and men, present clear water, sponsor payments on well being and training.

He additionally promised to offer scholarship to college students amongst others.


“It’s excessive time individuals ought to permit one other authorities to take over and resolve the present hardship residents are passing by.

“I’ve totally different programmes starting from free training, girls empowerment and so forth if voted for,” he mentioned.

Additionally talking, Mr Adedolapo Arowolo, Chairman, Ward B1 Imota, appealed to social gathering supporters and electorates to ignore the intimidation and focus on canvassing individuals for vote to keep away from voters apartheid.

“That is the same old angle of our conventional leaders on this space, particularly throughout election interval. Finally it is going to trigger voter aparthy as a result of they’ve instilled worry into the electorates,” he mentioned.


Responding, the standard ruler, Oba Ajibade Agoro, the Ranodu of Imota, mentioned that he directed different conventional leaders to carry out rituals to the gods to make sure peace and avert any type of violence that will happen through the election in the neighborhood.

“It’s certainly true that we did one thing (Etutu) in Imota, however it’s for the profit and peace of our neighborhood, nevertheless, no identify or social gathering was talked about.

“After I noticed them, I assumed they’re doing political marketing campaign or rally, not realizing it was a protest as a result of I used to be within the palace.

“We solely do Etutu for the neighborhood to be peaceable throughout election contemplating what the we’ve gone by up to now on violence throughout elections.


“There are about 26 political events, why is that solely PDP are those complaining, I don’t need anyone to over hit the polity,” he mentioned.