Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, Bop Daddy, has said the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was not elected by the people but selected himself.
The governorship and House of Assembly elections was held on March 18, Sanwo-Olu who is running for a second term emerged winner, defeating his opponents with large numbers of votes.
Falz, who is a supporter of the Labour Party candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour was not pleased with the result as there have been reports of violence, threats and rigging.
Sanwo-Olu via his Twitter page appreciated Lagosians for trusting in him.
He wrote, “Thank you Lagosians!
I am deeply humbled and grateful for the overwhelming support and trust of the good people of Lagos State. I am honored to be re-elected as your Governor and pledge to continue to work tirelessly to deliver a better Lagos for all. Thank you for believing.”
However, Falz insisted that the people did not elect him that he forcefully selected himself.
He wrote, “You were not re-elected. You selected yourself. Everybody saw it unfold. You are only deceiving Yourselves.”