“Even the gods want better life” – Reactions as a masquerade is spotted casting vote in Lagos
A Yoruba deity known as ‘Ara Orun’ (People of Heaven) has been captured casting his vote at a polling unit in Lagos state while donned in his complete costume.
The masquerade was instructed on how to thumbprint on the voting paper at a polling station.
According to old beliefs, Ara Orun, came straight from Heaven and were designated as lesser African gods and goddesses with superpowers.
A photograph of the Yoruba god in human form casting his vote has stirred different reactions.
See some reactions below,
In other news, popular Nigerian disc jockey and activist, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch, has averred that most Nigerian politicians are devilish.
In a series of tweets shared online, DJ Switch asserted that the ritualists people hear about are actually the politicians who kill people directly or through thuggery to gain and retain power.
According to her, it is wickedness for politicians to use public funds to provide the best quality of life for their families and send their children to school abroad while ignoring the needs and sufferings of the masses.
Read her full tweet here.
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