In News by stephen abiodun on the 21st, September, 2020

‘In Edo, We Retire Godfathers’, Desmond Elliot Dragged Foolish After Obaseki Re-Election

‘In Edo, We Retire Godfathers’, Desmond Elliot Dragged Silly After Obaseki Re-Election

Nigerian actor cum politician, Desmond Elliot, has come underneath fireplace following Godwin Obaseki’s re-election for second time period as Edo governor.

NEWS DIRECT recollects how Desmond Elliot berated Obaseki for adopting “Edo no be Lagos” as his re-election mantra, whereas describing his personal political profession as being a product of godfatherism.

On Sunday, Obaseki secured 307,955 votes throughout 18 native authorities areas whereas Osagie Ize-Iyamu, his principal challenger and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 223,619.

Earlier than his defection to the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), on the platform of which he gained, he had campaigned about ending political godfatherism, which he mentioned was efficient in Lagos however gained’t be tolerated in Edo.

Shortly after Obaseki was declared winner of Edo ballot, fairly numerous Nigerians took to Twitter to name out the Nollywood star, whereas reiterating their largely condemnatory feedback in the direction of his assist for godfatherism.

“Inform Desmond Elliot that, in Edo state, we retire godfathers,” a person wrote.

“Desmond Elliot should be ashamed of the foolishness he got here out to show not way back. With the entire #EdoNoBeLagos dialog,” one other person wrote.

Beneath are tweets portraying the response of Nigerians.

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