The Lagos State Police Command has stated that the commission is currently that it has currently launched an investigation into the alleged threat issued against Igbo by the Lagos State Parks Management Committee Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo.
This is contained in a statement issued by the state’s Police Commissioner, Idowu Owohunwa.
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The commissioner made this known while featuring in an interview with TV Arise News on the preview of the governorship and state assembly elections slated for Saturday.
MC Oluomo, in a viral video, had threatened that Igbo people living in Lagos should not bother to come to the polls if they will not for the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
“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.”
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In response to this the police commissioner condemned the statement and assert that the law enforcement agency is currently looking into the situation and would only make decision based on fact.
“We condemn in strongest possible terms any act, statement that could be interpreted, speech that could be interpreted deeply as political tension. With regards to this specific video, it is currently a subject of an investigation.”
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