Oba Railwan Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan should not be blamed for the problems of Nigeria.He made this known during President Jonathan’s visit to his palace in Lagos on Thursday.
The President who was in Lagos State to flag-off of his party’s the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) presidential campaign at the TBS.
Akiolu said that fighting corruption was the responsibility of every Nigerian.“What will be, will be; God Almighty will give the best person the opportunity to lead this country.
“Mr President, God knows the best; I am happy; what I want are free and fair elections.
“I am happy that Mr President directed INEC to ensure that voters’ cards are distributed to every eligible member of the electorate,’’ he added.
Akiolu appealed to the INEC to ensure distribution of voters’ cards, saying that Lagos had more than six million eligible voters.
The royal father urged that security agents should not be unfairly used against any citizen during the general elections.
According to him, both the PDP governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje, and his APC counterpart, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, are his children.