The Oba of Lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu, on Sunday threatened to kill any Igbo man or woman who vote against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode with black magic.
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Oba Akiolu made the threat in his palace where he summoned all the Eze-Ndigbo in Lagos State, and warned them against voting for the opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Oba who boasted about his magical power, said that anyone who contravened his order would die not later than seven days.
He said: “On Saturday, if any one of you goes against Ambode, who I have picked, that is your end. If it doesn’t happen within seven days, just know that I am a bastard and it’s not my father who gave birth to me.
“By the grace of God, I am the owner of Lagos for the time being. This is an undivided chair. The palace belongs to the dead and those coming in the future. On Saturday, if anyone of you, I swear in the name of God, goes against my wish that Ambode become the next governor of Lagos State, the person is going to die inside this water.
“For the Igbo and others in Lagos, they should go where the Oba of Lagos heads to. When they were coming to the state, they didn’t come with all their houses. But now they have properties in the state. So, they must do my bidding. And that is the bidding of the ancestors of Lagos and God.
“I am not ready to beg you. Nobody knew how I picked Ambode. Jimi is my blood relation and I told him that he can never be governor in Lagos for now. The future belongs to God. I am not begging anybody, but what you people cannot do in Onitsha, Aba or anywhere, you cannot do it here.
“If you do what I want, Lagos will continue to be prosperous for you.”