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Monday, 14 January 2019



That Adekunle Mustapha a.k.a Seigo was declared wanted by the police is no longer news but the reason why he has been declared wanted remains unknown to so many people.

It will be recall that on the 8th of January the flag-off rally of All progress Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu was disrupted by hoodlums suspected to be members of the National Union Road Transport Workers, NURTW, who invaded the campaign flag-off of the All Progressives Congress, APC, held at Skypower Ground Ikeja in Lagos.

The hoodlums was reported to have invaded the venue with guns, daggers and other dangerous weapons, engaging one another in a bloody factional fight. The campaign, however, ended abruptly as violence broke out mid-way into the well-attended programme. The situation sent panic across the campaign ground as party members ran in different directions to avoid being hit by bullets being fired indiscriminately by the hoodlums. Security operatives had a hectic time controlling the situation.

After the historical event, Lagos State Police Command has declared Mustapha Adekunle, aka Seigo, wanted for attempting to disrupt the APC rally on Tuesday.
To many who witness the rally and had a narrow escape was wondering why the union top shot, Seigo was decleared wanted because many on grand believed that some boys loyal to another Union top shot, Azeez Adekunle Lawal popularly known as Kunle Poly caused the mayhem.

While some alleged it was beef between  Kunle poly on stage with King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (k1) and enjoying praises by K1which they (Seigo and Mc Oluomo) was not privileged to

However,  Seigo, an NURTW chieftain, whom was said to have attended the rally with his supporters unleashed mayhem on APC supporters who were enjoying good music from K1 at the front stage and this we learnt didn't affect or disrupt the ongoing speech of Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.

The police however said Seigo and his group violently engaged other supporters of the party.

In the ensuing melee, one MC Oluomo, another NURTW chieftain, was stabbed and was rushed to EKO Hospital where he is currently recuperating, while two other victims were taken to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The crisis was quickly contained by policemen at the venue
“It would be recalled that a few hours before the rally started, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, held a meeting with the leaders of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW ), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and other affiliate groups where all the parties agreed to eschew violence before, during and after the electioneering.
“It was therefore surprising that a prominent member of NURTW would attempt to violently disrupt a peaceful political rally.
“Meanwhile, Police spokesman Chike Oti said two persons have been arrested in connection with the incident and urged Adekunle to come out and clear himself”.
He said: “This matter is not debatable, it is on camera. Sego was caught on camera unleashing violence on people. That is the reason he was declared wanted. It is not a case of peddling falsehood or perception, it is about reality. Our declaration of Sego wanted still stands. Whatever anybody has to say on the matter, such a person should come to the police. You do not resort to violence to resolve issues.”
Adekunle last Friday challenged the police to release the video evidence for the world to see.
He said: “Whoever has any videotape of Sego unleashing mayhem on people should let the world see it. Whosoever has any evidence against Sego should come forward with it. That’s what I want. Anybody can fight for his right with his mouth by speaking against what he feels is not right. Besides, employing the use of a weapon is against the law and nobody on Tuesday can say he or she saw me with any weapon.
“For emphasis, I did not hold any weapon on that day. I only spoke against what is not right. I went to the rally as a member of 'Team Lagos' and not on behalf of the union. I have been a party member since 1999 and we have been in Team Lagos since then. Go and ask Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Oba Demola Elegushi, APC state Chairman Tunde Balogun and King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal what Team Lagos stands for. I was at the rally under the banner of Team Lagos. Agbede came under the banner of the union (NURTW).”
In a bid to unravel reason why Seigo was indicted by the Police, through our investigative journalism we got the exclusive video .

In the video,  Seigo was seen beside the stage where K1 was performing, telling the task force not to chase some boys away (his alleged boys). After then,  he went back to that same area (beside the stage) and those boys with different king of weapons including guns came out and shot a guy on the leg while chasing others with weapons. In the video there was nowhere Kunle Poly appeared either abusing, confronting, fighting, instruct or encourage anybody to attack or fight.

Also, our investigative report indicts some notable Lagos Island boys (hoodlums) who appeared in the video ,disrupting the APC rally. The likes of Kazeem Olokodana,leader, Smart, Habeeb, Fela, Ike Owo, Ige Fema those are the few that can be recognized in the video.

The alleged video is on our website  people for people to watch and have a better understanding of what happen that day.

In lieu, we try to get in touch with Seigo and Kunle Poly to react to the role they played in the crises and why their boys were allegedly attacking each other but all efforts to reached them proved futile as their numbers we're not connecting.
 The President of the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, Alhaji Najeem Yasin, has however summoned members of the State Administrative Council (SAC) to an emergency meeting in Abuja.
“This is to get to the root of the violence in which some members of the union were mentioned as active participants,” he said.
The union under his leadership, he said, would do everything possible to unravel the role played by all members of the union mentioned in connection with the violence “and whoever that is found wanting or involved directly or indirectly will be dealt with in accordance with the union’s constitution.”
Yasin said members of the union as Nigerians are free to belong to any party, stressing, however, that they should be careful not to drag the name of the union into partisan politics.
“Our union, NURTW, is not affiliated to any party. We are an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Our members are free to belong to any party of their choice. Members who attend political rallies do so on a personal note and not in the name of the union,” he added.
NURTW assured citizens that its leadership will not allow anyone or group of persons to drag its name in the mud.
It said the union is working hard to get rid of some bad elements using its name for their selfish interest.
“In view of the development, the Command wishes to encourage members of the public with useful information on the whereabouts of Mustapha Adekunle popularly known as Seigo to report such at a nearest police station.

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