The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the upcoming Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has been made a laughing stock on social media over a photoshoot with the ruling party ‘s former National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
SportyWap acknowledges the ridicule and criticism came after the microblogging site, Facebook, posted a picture of the Pastor completely dressed as an Imam.
On Thursday morning, August 13, Babasola Kuti, one of the Kuti family, took to his Twitter account to post a photo of the APC candidate with the caption “Na only election fit make pastor dress like Imam.”
Na only election fit make pastor dress like Imam. 😀😀😀😀 pic.twitter.com/t9MbSRQYGy
— Babasola Kuti (@RealSolaKuti) August 13, 2020
Recall that Osagie Ize-Iyamu challenged the outgoing Edo State governor and the Democratic People’s Party nominee, Godwin Obaseki.
However, the above post has triggered a torrent of reactions on the bird app as Nigerians laughed at Ize-Iyamu, noticing that he mocked himself being dressed for political benefit like that.
According to Oghene-Hakuna Matata Gem stone [@echecks] who reacted to the post, former Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio during his term was also turbaned and yet he lost the election.
“Akpabio was turbaned and yet he lost election in the state he governed for 8 years, they should tell Imam Pastor Andrew Osagie Ize-Iyamu to calm down he won’t be any different,” the social media user noted.
Another netizen affiliated with the @AinojeOhio username ridiculed Ize-Iyamu and also criticized people who announced support for his candidacy. Questions
She wrote “This guys will never stop.. they think we are completely stupid.. not their fault though.. they still have followers…”
According to @anieowodo, Ize-Iyamu have just rubished his pastoral calling all because of politics game. “Rubbishing his Pastor title/appellation… A con artist will always be a conman!,” the netizen expressed.