2023 Elections: NHRC To Invite Yahaya Bello, Mc Oluomo for Questioning
- Governor Yahaya Bello and MC Oluomo will both be invited by the National Human Rights Commission
- According to the commission, the duo would be asked to explain their behaviour during the just-concluded elections
- While MC Oluomo threatened voters in Lagos, the Kogi state governor was accused of going the extra mile to punish his political opponent
FCT, Abuja - The National Human Rights Commission has said it would invite Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the Chairman of Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, a.k.a. MC Oluomo.
The Punch reports that the NHRC stated that the duo would be invited for questioning following their behaviours and alleged inciting comments during the 2023 general election.
A day before the Presidential and National Assembly elections were held, Governor Bello allegedly ordered bulldozers to demarcate a road linking Kogi Central Senatorial District.
The move was seen as an alleged ploy to prevent officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission from taking election materials to the stronghold of his political rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan.
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On his part, MC Oluomo was alleged to have warned the Igbo in Lagos to stay indoors if they would not vote for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the All Progressives Congress.
The Executive Secretary of the NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, said:
“We’ll invite MC Oluomo for questioning because his statement is worrisome.
“We will also invite the Kogi state governor for questioning over what happened in Kogi state.”
2023 elections: NHRC laments over irregularities during polls
ThisDay reports that the NHRC complained that the gubernatorial and Houses of Assembly elections nationwide were fraught with so many anomalies.
The commission said there were cases of attacks on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, vote buying, violence at polling units, attack on journalists, and death.
MC Oluomo issues threat to non-APC supporters in Lagos
Legit.ng had earlier reported that APC chieftain Musiliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo, had, before the election, warned those who won’t vote for the party in Lagos to stay at home.
MC Oluomo issued the threat in a viral video that sparked outrage nationwide.
Nigerians who reacted to the threats alleged that security agencies had been compromised in the state for not arresting the ruling party’s chieftain.
MC Oluomo’s associate threatens Nollywood actresses for not supporting Tinubu
Recall that Koko Zaria, an associate of MC Oluomo, recently threatened Nollywood actresses Adunni Ade and Kemi Afolabi for not supporting Tinubu.
In the video that went viral on social media, Zaria condemned the movie stars in connection with the recently held presidential election.
He also said the actresses would know what would befall them whenever he meets them face-to-face.