The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran aka Jandor has accused the incumbent Governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of threatening traders to quit the market today.
According to him, men of the Lagos State Parks and Garages Management Committee, led by Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a. MC Oluomo were allegedly sent out to threaten traders in major markets of the state to quit sales today because of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally for Bola Tinubu.
Jandor in a statement issued by his campaign spokesperson, Gbenga Ogunleye, alleged that the Lagos government forced the traders in major markets to attend the event or face punishment as threatened by MC Oluomo’s men.
He said some market leaders have complained about a directive not to open today, noting that the alleged action of the state government was “insensitive, callous, barbaric, and criminal.”
Naija News gathered that the APC presidential campaign which would be on between the hours of 9 am to 4 pm at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere is still underway.
However, Jandor said the traders are free citizens whose right to do business is protected by the constitution.
He, therefore, cautioned the state government to stop inflicting pain on people trying to survive the harsh economy, “the APC at the federal and state levels have plucked the nation into.”
While urging Lagos residents to keep hope alive as they “endure the remaining days of the inept APC-led administration,” Jandor said, “Any act to intimidate or threaten them to attend a programme against their wish is criminal and inhuman.”