Presidential candidate of the Labour Social gathering (LP), Peter Obi has visited Mrs. Jennifer Efidi, the lady in a viral video who was attacked by political thugs whereas queuing to vote at her polling unit in Surulere, Lagos.
Efidi grew to become a viral sensation in the course of the presidential election final week after she defied all odds to solid her vote regardless of being attacked earlier.
Throughout his go to to her in her residence on Monday, Obi described her as “my level of contact with each Nigerian who suffered an identical destiny of their bid to train their voting rights, and contribute to a brand new Nigeria.”
The presidential candidate shared image from his go to to Efidi’s residence by way of his verified Twitter.
Narrating her expertise after the incident; Efidi mentioned: “I went out with my daughter to solid my vote at Dipo Olubi Road in Surulere, like each different Nigerian. After I bought there, I bought verified and joined the queue ready to vote. I later went to sit down down as a result of the road wasn’t shifting as a result of some disorderly individuals smuggling themselves into it.
“After sitting for a while, some boys appeared, and so they seemed scary. It was apparent they didn’t come to vote. They weren’t near us on the time, however a bit away from the place the queue was. The boys had been discussing, and I might see that some individuals who knew them went to affix them. In the meantime, the voting course of was nonetheless ongoing. After about 45 minutes, I felt a big impact on my face and heard the sound of a gunshot.
“To be honest, I believed I had been shot. I believed the affect I felt on my face was from a bullet. Folks began operating, and so I stood up, positioned my hand on my face, and felt blood. I began screaming for assist. Individuals who noticed me calling for assist fled in the other way. I later bumped into the constructing the place voting was going down. Somebody later got here to assist me through the use of a handkerchief to use stress to my face in an try to cease the bleeding. We remained contained in the constructing till the boys left. I used to be later capable of obtain first support remedy from a close-by nurse.
Within the video that went viral, you will note her giving me an injection to cease the bleeding. I used to be then taken to a close-by hospital, the place the cuts on my face had been stitched. I suffered deep cuts.”
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