Nollywood actor cum lawmaker, Desmond Elliot has reacted to allegations by netizens that he sponsored an assault on his colleague and opponent, Olumide Oworu.
WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Labour Celebration candidate for Surulere LGA 1 and his crew members had been reportedly attacked in Surulere. Netizens whereas reacting to the incident alleged that Desmond Elliot sponsored the assault in opposition to Olumide Oworu and his crew.
Following the assault, Desmond Elliot has damaged his silence as he condemned the act. He famous how he has reiterated at a number of fora that he would by no means be a celebration to any transfer that seeks to undermine the peaceable coexistence in Lagos.
Desmond acknowledged that he strongly condemns the act of violence in no matter guise, and as a legislation abiding citizen, referred to as for feelings to be stored underneath management.
Learn the press assertion beneath:
“RE: Violent assault by Hoodlums on Labour Celebration supporters in Surulere
The eye of the Media Workplace of Hon. Olushola Desmond Elliott has been drawn to the mindless assault on the supporters of the Labour Celebration in Surulere by suspected thugs and overzealous political jobbers masquerading as social gathering supporters. Honourable Elliot has reiterated at a number of fora within the construct as much as the final election that he would by no means be a celebration to any transfer that seeks to undermine the peaceable coexistence that we presently take pleasure in in Lagos State as residents underneath the in a position management of His Excellency, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
He condemns in robust phrases violence in no matter guise and as a legislation abiding citizen, he has referred to as on everybody to permit causes prevail and put their feelings underneath management within the curiosity of all Lagosians.
Mr Elliot is peaceable and legislation abiding and has enjoined his teeming supporters to stay legislation abiding as nicely whereas urging them to return out of their numbers to vote all of the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC on Saturday.”