MC Oluomo’s death rumour: Task Force, LG Chairman warn residents against violence
By Abolaji Adebay, additional reports by Dada Babajide Razaq
Following the death rumour of Musiliu Akinsanya also known as ‘MC Oluomo’ the Lagos State Treasurer of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), which has been causing mayhem in Oshodi, Lagos, the Executive Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh has dispelled the rumour, cautioned residents against violence.
In a statement, Ariyoh assured residents of adequate security and enjoined them to go about their normal and lawful businesses.
He made the statement to douse the tension and rumour been peddled on social media that Oshodi community boils aftermath the violence at APC flag-off campaign rally on January 8th which got Akinsanya, a chieftain of NURTW Oshodi branch injured.
He reiterated his administration and security agent’s readiness to deal ruthlessly with any person or group of people caught in any act of lawlessness.
He appealed to parents and guidance to monitor their wards and reject any advances from anybody to use them as tools for violence while he said Musiliu Akinsanya (Mc) is recuperating and would soon leave the hospital.
In the same vein the Royal father of Ewu land His Royal majesty Shakirudeen Kuti prayed for peace to continue to reign in entire Oshodi community and warned parents to monitor their children movement as anybody caught in act of hooliganism or any act which might disturb the peace of the community would be dealt with by the law and the security agents.
In another statement, the operatives of the Lagos State Task Force also dismissed the rumour, stating that MC Oluomo is not dead.
The statement read: “This is to state unequivocally that Mr. Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya (a.k.a M.C Olu-omo) is not dead as been circulated but still responding to medical treatment at hospital.
“For any avoidance of doubt members of his family could be contacted for further information.
“The Agency therefore warned miscreants and hoodlums who might want use this opportunity to foment any trouble to immediately desist as anybody caught disturbing peace of innocent members of the public would be seriously dealt with.
“Parents and guardians are hereby enjoined to be vigilant about activities of their wards as both the Lagos State Police Command and the operatives of the Lagos State Task Force are on ground patrolling.”