- An aide to MC Oluomo has reacted to the alleged move by the NURTW boss to become the next Oba of Oshodi
- According to the source who pleaded anonymity, it is people that are calling on MC Oluomo to contest for the obaship position
- Recall that the Olushi Onigbesa royal family appealed to Governor Sanwo-Olu to stop the NURTW boss from becoming the Oba of Oshodi
Reactions continue to trail the alleged move by the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo to become the Oba of Oshodi.
According to an aide, the NURTW boss' people are urging him to vie for the stool.
Vanguard reports that MC Oluomo's aide who didn’t want to be named made the revelation without giving further explanation.
The aide went on to note that a press conference would be called in the event of a formal briefing by MC Oluomo.
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Oluomo’s alleged bid to become Oba of Oshodi rejected
The main subject of discussions on social media has been the NURTW boss' eligibility to the throne ever since an image of him in royal regalia were spotted online.
However, it has been established that MC Oluomo is an Awori from Oshodi. Also, his grand-uncle, Seidu Akinsanya, was a Baale of Oshodi, The Nation reports.
MC Oluomo: Royal family sends important message to Governor Sanwo-Olu
The head of the Olushi Onigbesa royal family, Kabiru Eyantan, made the appeal on Wednesday, December 29, during a press briefing.
Eyantan noted that another monarch in Lagos, the Oniba of Iba Kingdom in Iba Town, had earlier made reference to MC Oluomo's alleged aspiration to become Oba of Oshodi.
MC Oluomo becomes honourary member of ICPSP
In another report, the chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the NURTW bagged honorary membership from the Institute of Corporate and Public Sector Professionals (ICPSP).
MC Oluomo shared the good news on his Instagram page and expressed gratitude for the achievement.
Top delegates from the NURTW were at the event held at Oko Agege on Thursday, November 4, to celebrate with their chairman. He hinted that the official induction will be done in the United Kingdom by January 2022.