“Rice Don Cost, E Reach Him Side”: Desmond Elliott Shares Perfumes, Books to Campaign for Election

“Rice Don Cost, E Reach Him Side”: Desmond Elliott Shares Perfumes, Books to Campaign for Election

  • A video of Desmond Elliot cheerfully distributing perfumes and jotters to young individuals on the streets of Lagos sparked outrage online
  • The actor-turned-politician secured his re-run as the APC representative for the Surulere constituency in the 2023 elections
  • During a recent APC rally, the lawmaker was seen amid a large crowd struggling to have a share of the mini-gifts he had for them

Nollywood actor turned politician Desmond Elliot caught the fury of Nigerians after a new video of him surfaced online.

The actor who represented Surulere Constituency 1 in the Lagos Assembly declared his intention to return for the third time.

Desmond Elliot shares perfumes and books
Desmond Elliot shared perfumes to his constituency. Credit: @desmondelliot
Source: Instagram

However, in a clip circulating online, Desmond Elliot and other APC members were seen empowering people in Surulere Constituency 1 ahead of the coming election.

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The Nollywood star and his men handed out notebooks, biros and mini perfumes to the public in preparation for the bye-election.

Many of the people present were seen fighting for the shared items.

See the video below:

Nigerians react to Desmond Elliot's video

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


"I’m just so happy it’s happening in the very state .. where they said it’s their turn … nothing sweet me pass that one … Ronu!!"


"Lol his giving them books to use and write all the premium shege they will soon see!"


"They will never learn, may this hardship never touch Obidents in Nigeria."


"Rice don really cost..E even reach him side."


"Smell nice under hardship."


"Even them, they can’t afford to share rice and garri again, na exercise book and low budget air freshener now. Sadly, some people will go to polling units on that Election Day and still vote for APC."

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"He wants them to smell nice on the queue during the bye elections and the jotter to write today's date for future shege."

Desmond Elliot apologises to Surulere residents

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Elliot campaigned passionately for a third term in office, together with the local government CDC chairman, Wemimo Odumosu, met with the sons and daughters of Surulere who were unimpressed with his performance in the previous term.

The actor prostrated for the people as he pleaded for another chance to fix his mistakes while asking for forgiveness.

Source: Legit.ng

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