Nigerian hip-hop artiste, Habeeb Okikiola, known as Portable, on Wednesday , advocated Governor Gboyega Oyetola ahead of the July 18, 2022 governorship election in Osun State and 2023 All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
While the ‘ZAZU’ crooner endorsed Oyetola’s reelection bid, the singer also asked Nigerians to vote for the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, during next year’s presidential election.This was in a video he posted on his Instagram page , urging his fans in Osun to vote for the governor, who was sitting beside him.
In a Yoruba language, Portable said, “4+4, Akoi Oyetola, my father is here.”He also added, “Nigerians you all should agree for Tinubu, so everything can go well”. He said as the singer was also seen showing off money allegedly given to him after visiting the governor.
However , reactions from the ‘Green and white’ citizens was expressed towards the post on Wednesday, on the microblogging site, Twitter, alleged that the governor was giving out taxpayers’ money to in his “desperate bid” to be reelected.
@Segun_EJ wrote, “Portable dey cash out, telling his fans to vote for APC, akoi Oyetola, dem give baba huge money as take away. This country don spoil finish.. Davido How far?”
@Dondekojo, said, “Oyetola is so desperate, he went to get Portable’s endorsement. Even sat with the boy. SMH.”
@Ayomide_nm wrote, “I’m happy for Portable. He should milk those bastards.”
@Betram043 said, “Put PVC and Lime orange together in one place then ask Portable to help you with your PVC. I assure you there’s a 50/50 chance portable will pick the lime orange.”
@blackbeaut119, said, “One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.”
@IfedolapoOsun, “This is What Oyetola is using our Hard earn Taxpayers’ Money to do? Before you collect money From APC and Vote them, remember Portable is not from Osun, he Only came to Osun to campaign for APC and he was paid in millions. So what can 5000 do for you?”