Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West) has refuted a narrative making the rounds that he stated “Igbos are the issue of Nigeria.”
In a rebuttal issued in Abuja Friday, Adeola popularly often known as Yayi stated the originator of the story “have to be a really sick and demented soul.”
Igbos, he stated, are a considerable a part of his constituents in Lagos West Senatorial District who “won’t ever be slandered by means of derogatory or denigrating assertion or remark” from him.
He urged the general public to discountenance the story by treating it as a lie from the pit of hell.
The assertion learn partly, “The eye of Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West) and chairman of Senate Committee on Finance has been drawn to a pretend information merchandise making the rounds on social media platforms to the impact that he stated Igbos are the issue of Nigeria.
“On day the false fabrication that originated from a pretend Fb account of 1 suspected ‘Obidient’ “Ifeanyi Darlington Mcipm” would have been ignored because the shenanigan of ungrounded activist attempting to realize undue mileage for his or her principal from social media manipulation.
“Nonetheless, when the derogatory, unattributed and false citation was lifted by a suspicious weblog and introduced as information, the senator thought it smart to debunk your complete assertion and story as blatant and unmitigated falsehood that may solely be conjectured by a really sick and demented soul.
“For the report, Senator Adeola has been away on his annual trip for the final three weeks and has not made any assertion anyplace throughout this era.
“Senator Adeola in his largest senatorial district of Lagos West of some 12 million Nigerians of all tribes, represents extra Igbos than most Igbo Senators within the Senate and possibly extra Igbos than one or two South East state with the Igbos closely populating areas of his district like Amuwo-Odofin, Oshodi Isolo, Ojo, Ifako-Ijaiye, Alimosho, Mushin, Ikeja, Badagry LGAs and elsewhere.”