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Photo: APC Chieftain Rotimi Pedro Battling Stroke, Abandoned By Wife Needs Help

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Photo: APC Chieftain Rotimi Pedro Battling Stroke, Abandoned By Wife Needs Help

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Feb 8, 2016 – Picture: APC Chieftain Rotimi Pedro Battling Stroke,  Abandoned By Wife Needs Help

Mr. Rotimi Pedro, a 60-year-old chieftain of the All Progressives Party (APC) in Lagos State is down with stroke and needs financial assistance from well-meaning Nigerians.

Until he became paralysed last year, Pedro was APC ward chairman at Okerube Ward in Abaranje, Ikotun, Alimosho Local Government Area. Pedro, who has been bed-ridden for over 10 months, has been abandoned by family, friends and associates.

The party chieftain said he was struck by stroke three days after the announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the March 28, 2015 presidential election.

This, according to him, was after he had delivered his ward to APC at the presidential and National Assembly’s elections. He said: “In the midst of the celebration, three days after the election of President Muhammadu Buhari, I fell down and had my right arm and left limb paralyzed.

I was carried home from the scene. When my condition continued to deteriorate, my wife ran away with my two children, Yusuf (12) and Mutaqeemat (6). I don’t know their whereabouts till now.” Pedro said he was rescued by a relative and veteran journalist, Mr. Segun Adenuga, who accommodated him in his house at Agodo-Egbe, Ikotun area of Lagos State. Since then, he has been left to his fate, except occasional assistance from a few people. He added:

“I want to use this medium to appeal to APC party leaders, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, Senator Solomon Adeola representing Lagos-West Senatorial District and other well-meaning Nigerians to come and help me.”

[By Daily Telegraph]

14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. Uche Oboiseke

    February 8, 2016 at 5:52 AM

    What happened to al lthe money u made in politics

  2. Chinedu

    February 8, 2016 at 5:57 AM

    Ur account number is in need or ur phone nomber

  3. Jojo

    February 8, 2016 at 6:16 AM

    na wao, so the money he made is finish.

  4. Metu Nyetu

    February 8, 2016 at 6:22 AM

    Uche Oboiseke, I too am confused o.

  5. D Hunter

    February 8, 2016 at 6:37 AM

    ATTACK! Dat wat I smell here.
    Hard tym rilly do reveal 2ru frnds. I wish u God‘s intervention.
    Hardluck.

  6. sola olaniyi

    February 8, 2016 at 6:51 AM

    Tinubu & co..make una help this man abeg

  7. Maryf

    February 8, 2016 at 9:39 AM

    God will see you through, but at least help yourself from the money you made from your APC ward. Or call buhari to assist you since its because of his victory you are in that condition. For your wife that left you when you needed her most, I wonder what she calls marriage. People don’t know what marriage is all about before they jump into it. How can a human created by God abandon the partner when things turns rough and bitter?

  8. Syargurl

    February 8, 2016 at 10:22 AM

    Hmmm what make your wife ran ???? away,are you sure ???? you share the small money you made in the politics with her?or is now you want her to stay and pack you shit ???? and the urine,plz madam come back and look after your man oh because this life is unpredictable,no matter how bad he is don’t abandon him coz it might happen to you.plz get well Oga politician,I’ll send buhari number for you ok.

  9. Amazon

    February 8, 2016 at 10:52 AM

    APC should run to his aid now

  10. chyna

    February 8, 2016 at 4:29 PM

    sorry get well soon

  11. my lady

    February 8, 2016 at 7:37 PM

    APC where una dey?

  12. my lady

    February 8, 2016 at 7:41 PM

    APC abeg make una come ooooo

  13. muyi

    February 8, 2016 at 8:12 PM

    I guess his youngest wife that married him because of money ran. He’s 60, his children cant be that young. I believe this man never cared for his legal children

  14. Queen Bee

    February 9, 2016 at 11:29 AM

    get well soon

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