Reactions as Federal lawmaker says the Labour Party will not get up to 15 votes in his polling unit
Shortly after Pat Utomi, the convener of the “Big tent” which is a political group aimed at bringing different parties together to form a coalition, revealed that the Labour Party is planning 15 agents per polling units across the length and breadth of the country in order to prevent electoral malpractice ahead of the 2023 general elections, Oloye Akin Alabi argued that the Labour party will not even get 15 votes in his own constituency.
Senator Oloye Akin Alabi, a federal lawmaker representing Egbeda/ Ona-Ara Federal constituency via his Twitter page declared that the Labour Party will not get up to 15 votes in his constituency. He said in quotes” You better respect my political game because I’m on ground. I’m about to contest for the 3rd consecutive federal election. That’s not for Twitter experts. This is the real deal.”
In reaction to the tweet, many berated the senator for underestimating the growing influence of the Labour Party. Others opined that the senator might be in for a big shocker because the Labour Party might surpass all expectations. A particular Twitter user commented that the party of the senator which is the APC will not also garner up to four votes in his own polling unit.
The senator replied that the user his polling unit better than him, so there was no need to dispute what he said. He added that he was willing to stake any amount to drive home his point