Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, was criticized last year for saying that people who didn't vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate during Lagos guber elections will drown in the lagoon. And now, the Iyase of Udo Kingdom, Patrick Igbinidu, has said something similar - in reference to anyone who wouldn't vote for APC candidate in the upcoming Edo State elections, Godwin Obaseki.
Speaking during a visit by the campaign team of Obaseki at his palace today, Igbinidu said:
"The ancestors of the land await those who will vote against the governorship candidate of the APC, Mr Godwin Obaseki.
"You all have seen it, this is who the Udo people should support, who said he won’t vote for him, he should wait for the ancestors. The entire Udo kingdom should vote for him and anyone who gives his votes to another person is on his own.
"You all should support him because he is the person who Oshiomhole, our benefactor, have chosen to succeed him."