"I'm a Married Woman": Ododo, Kogi APC Candidate, Suffers Gaffe While Shading PDP's Melaye

"I'm a Married Woman": Ododo, Kogi APC Candidate, Suffers Gaffe While Shading PDP's Melaye

  • The APC governorship candidate in Kogi state, Usman Ododo, has been caught in a video referring to himself as a woman
  • Ododo was reportedly trying to shade his political opponent from the PDP, Dino Melaye, who is not married
  • Some Nigerians have taken to the comment section of the video to express mixed reactions about the development

Usman Ododo, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kogi state, has goofed at a recent event.

Odo, one of the major candidates for the Saturday guber election in the state, referred to himself as a "married woman" while speaking at the event.

The APC governorship candidate was reportedly trying to shade his political opponent in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dino Melaye, who has not married.

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Usman Ododo/Dino Melaye/APC/PDP/Kogi 2023
APC's Usman Ododo goods few days before election Photo Credit: Usman Ododo, Dino Melaye
Source: Twitter

APC's Usman Ododo suffers gaffe

In the short clip, Ododo was heard saying:

"We want to assure you that I, Ahmed Usman Ododo, I'm a married woman, I am responsible."

One Morris Monyo shared the video of the APC candidate on Twitter on Tuesday, November 8.

He captioned the video:

"See the best brain that APC had to offer in Kogi state for Governor."

How Nigerians reacted to Ododo's gaffe

Taking to the comment section, some Nigerians reacted. See their reactions below:

Joseph Arinze prayed to God to deliver Nigeria from APC. He said:

"God, will you deliver Nigeria from the hands of the APC?"

Maestro expressed optimism that the state's people will do something about it. He said:

"Kogites are watching and sadly might not do anything willingly or unwillingly."

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Ifeanyichukwu urged the ruling APC to do away with unqualified members. He said:

"APC should remove the rotten members if it wants to survive after Tinubu."

Collins joked that only the state's outgoing governor, Yahaya Bello, would know who "her" husband is. He said:

"Na only Yahaya Bello go know who her husband be oh!!!"

Timilehin Daniel described the APC candidate as an advocate of the LGBTQ. He said:

"Married Woman? This one go legalise LGBTQ lmao."

See the tweet here:

Kogi 2023: Dino Melaye, Ododo, Ajaja, and other candidates to watch out for

Legit.ng earlier reported that the November 11 guber election in the state would be determined by several factors, including tribe and popularity.

Igala people in the Eastern senatorial district have governed the state for over 20 years and still want to have control of the state in their holds.

They are the most populous tribe, with nine of the 21 local government areas in the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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