Osun poll: Nigerians mock APC, say Uzodinma should expect same fate
Following the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State, some Nigerians have mocked the All Progressives Congress, saying they would also stop the Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, from having a second term in the office next year.
Recall that Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, lost the election to the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the election held on Saturday.
Oyetola, who came into power in 2018, polled 375,027 votes against Adeleke, who had 403,371 votes in the just-concluded election.
Adeleke had won the Osun State elections in 2018 against Oyetola but following a rerun of the elections, Oyetola was declared winner.
Despite protesting his loss at a tribunal, Oyetola was still upheld as the winner with a margin of fewer than 500 votes.
Just like Oyetola, Uzodimma was declared governor of Imo in 2020 by the Supreme court despite coming fourth in the 2019 state election.
Reacting to this, Nigerians on Twitter said Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress, will be voted out in the coming election in Imo State.
A tweep,@oswald_philemon, said, “Osun: Gov.Hope Uzodimma should be bracing up to leave, come next election”
Another tweep, identified as @mecca000000, said, “Uzodimma of Imo state that must be voted out of the government house. It’s cleanup time.”
“Hope Uzodinma is next to join Oyetola as a one-term Governor.Every stolen mandate the people shall reclaim. There is hope for ndi Imo state,” @trueimageng tweeted.
“Dear Imo state, when election reach, please un-sit HOPE UZODINMA. #OsunDecides2022,” @chibueze_nwaka pleaded.
@marx_onyeka said, “Next is Hope Uzodinma — he will be disgraced out of the Imo state government house!”
“Please, deliverance is highly needed in Imo state. Hope Uzodinma has been a bad leader and never for once, guided in the right path as his name supposedly means. It is time for every bad government to evacuate and let the competent individua(s) do the job of the people.
Selah!” @ruccified tweeted.
Listing some other governors to be removed, @Torholu tweeted, “The people seem to have increased the standard of governance. Oyetola – out
“The following Governors and their parties should be next in line to be kicked out:
“Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State; Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State; Hope Uzodimma, Imo State; Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State.”
However, @laviv418 declared support for Uzodimma, saying, “First win after a long time for PDP and they are already gloating all trending that Hope Uzodinma will be next.
“Need I remind them that APC won all the 3 elections in Imo since his tenure. He will win his re-election! #Imo.”