(Video): Popular Lagos PDP Politician Aeroland Slaps Female BBC Journalist
A popular Lagos politician, Otunba Segun Adewale aka Aeroland has been accused of slapping a journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
The incident occurred at Pleasure bus stop along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway during Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections in Lagos State.
Aeroland, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) politician, slapped the female reporter moments after warning her not to record him, a video shared by the BBC Pidgin English Service on Twitter showed.
According to a caption attached to the video, the politician was said to be engaging in vote buying, allegedly sharing N1,000 notes, when the journalist beamed her searchlight on him.
Watch video below:
See wia Lagos politician Segun Adewale AKA Aeroland wey dey buy vote tear BBC reporter slap https://t.co/K92xgPrBP1 #BBCNigeria2019 #NigeriaDecides2019 #ElectionNotWar #LagosDecides2019 pic.twitter.com/5ZDSuiegLw
— BBC Pidgin (@bbcnewspidgin) March 9, 2019