Recently, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, made an announcement regarding the alleged threat that was issued against the Igbo people by the Chairman of the Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, commonly known as MC Oluomo. According to Owohunwa, an investigation has been launched into the matter in order to get to the bottom of what transpired and to ensure that justice is served.
During an interview with TV Arise News on the preview of the governorship and state assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, Owohunwa spoke out against any act or statement that could be perceived as contributing to political tension. He stated that the Lagos State Police Force strongly condemns any action or speech that could be interpreted as such.
The alleged threat against the Igbo people was in the form of a viral video, which featured MC Oluomo stating that any Igbo person residing in Lagos who does not vote for the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), should not bother showing up to the polls at all. The video immediately caused a stir and has since prompted the ongoing investigation by the Lagos State Police.
Owohunwa’s announcement regarding the investigation signifies the seriousness with which the Lagos State Police Force is taking the situation. It is an indication of their commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents of Lagos, regardless of their ethnic background or political affiliations. The investigation will likely be conducted thoroughly and with transparency to ensure that justice is served and to prevent any further escalation of tensions in the state.
In conclusion, the situation involving the alleged threat against the Igbo people in Lagos by MC Oluomo is currently under investigation by the Lagos State Police. Commissioner Idowu Owohunwa’s statement during the TV Arise News interview indicates the seriousness with which the police force is taking the matter and their commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents in the state. It is hoped that the investigation will be conducted transparently and that justice will ultimately be served.