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You were not re-elected, you selected yourself: Falz replies Sanwo-Olu’s tweet

Folarin Falana, a populat Nigerian rapper also known as Falz recently criticised Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his post-election appreciation message to the people of Lagos

Sanwo-Olu was declared the winner of the governorship election on March 18, with a total of 762,134 votes, defeating Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the Labour Party and Jandor of the People’s Democratic Party.

In his tweet, Sanwo-Olu thanked the people of Lagos for re-electing him and pledged to serve them better.

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However, Falz was not happy with the message and reprimanded the governor for reasons that were not specified. 

Falz knocks off Lagos state governor over his tweets

He posted photos of himself and his party members celebrating after his re-election.

Sanwo Olu appreciated Lagosians in the tweet calling it a win for all Lagosians.

He wrote:

Thank you Lagosians! ….. This victory is not just mine but belongs to every Lagosian.”

 Many people, including rapper Falz, were displeased with the tweet due to the events that took place during the election. 

Reports of intimidation, tribal discrimination, and thuggery allegedly carried out by the ruling party were widespread in various parts of the state.

Falz responded to Sanwo-Olu’s tweet, expressing his disappointment with the governor’s message. He wrote:

You were not re-elected. You selected yourself. Everybody saw it unfold. You are only deceiving yourselves.”

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Banky W gives thanks after losing House of Representatives elections

In another news, Music mogul and politics enthusiast, Banky W,  broke the silence after losing the house of representatives election in Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos.

He revealed in a video to a church congregation that the service would be full of necessary thanksgiving and praise to God if he had won the House of Representatives election. 

The musician was defeated once more by Labour Party candidate Thaddeus Attah, who received 24,075 votes, in the race to represent the Eti-Osa constituency in the House of Representatives at the National Assembly.

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