MC Oluomo in a viral video was heard saying Igbo people who had no plans to vote for APC in Lagos should not come out.

MC Oluomo Comments On His Statement In Viral Video


Majority of Nigerians in 28 states, including Lagos, came out on Saturday morning to vote in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.

The chairman of the Lagos parks and garages, Musiliu Akinsanya (MC Oluomo), says his statement in a viral video was Misinterpreted.


He denies issuing a threat against voters who would not vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s elections.

On Thursday, a video appeared on social media in which MC Oluomo was heard saying that Igbo people who had no plans to vote for the APC should stay at home.


MC Oluomo, made the comments while addressing his supporters at an event in Lagos.

“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,” MC Oluomo said in Yoruba in the viral video.


‘A Playful Remark’

Reacting to the video, Nigerians have called for security operatives to apprehend the chairman of the parks.

However, speaking in a video on Friday, MC Oluomo said his comment was a playful remark.


According to him, he was referring to his sister, whose name is “Iya Chukwudi” and not to Igbo people residing in Lagos.

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Taking The Side Of Peace

The transport union leader said he has always been on the “side of peace” in his activities.

“The meeting I went to yesterday, the person I was referring to is my sister – Iya Chukwudi.

“I was referring to Iya Chukwudi, saying if you will not vote for APC, please sit down at home,” he said.

“I saw it on social media that people were saying MC said something.

“I’m always on the side of peace. If you look at Lagos state, there is peace.

“Why will I say people should not come out to vote? If people don’t come out to vote, how will APC win the election?

“How will Igbo and Hausa not vote for APC? APC is my party.

“Count me out of the viral reports. The person I was referring to was at the meeting,” Oluomo said.

He noted that he was joking and did not threaten the Igbo people.


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