Throwback picture of two popular Nollywood actors Olumide Oworo and Desmond Elliot who are both contesting for the post of Surulere Constituency 1 in the Lagos state House of Assembly have found its way to social media.
A young man, @chude__ shared this reminiscing picture on Twitter while defending that his candidate, Olumide Oworo will unseat Desmond Elliot.
In the picture, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Desmond Elliot was captured in a group photo with Olumide who was a corps member.
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Olumide Oworo, the Labour Party candidate who was at that time serving his fatherland, wore his NYSC khaki and gave a soft smile as he met with Desmond Elliot, who would later become his senior colleague in the industry.
The Twitter user, @chude__ expressed his desire that Olumide Oworo would win the House of Assembly election holding on March 18th and stated the importance of never looking down on anyone.
His words read, “Life is pot beans. The corper on right is going to unseat Desmond Elliot in Surulere on Saturday. Never you look down on anyone. The obedient wave is currently the biggest political movement in Africa!”
Reactions: This life no balance
The picture generated controversy amongst social media users. While many disagreed with Olumide Owuro taking the position, others admitted that nobody should be indeed overlooked. See some comments below;
@tinubufacts: Do you want to place a bet? He is not winning and we no send am for surulere, he has not been to the hood for years..
@vickyafella: This is lovely ☺️
@Big_Izzyy: I believe the day they met, Desmond must have told him and his cohort,you can do anything,you can be anything you set yourself to be,you can better than me and all those motivation stuff. Now, see today they’re contesting against each other. Seasons.
@femi_adebayo: Never look down on anybody
@emereu4me: The young shall grow.
@_mayorray: Hmm life no balance ?
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This ‘eleventh-hour’ move, however, was met with very unfavourable responses from aggrieved netizens.
Desmond, represented Surulere 1 constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly and is vying for the position for the third time.