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Peter Obi: Nigerians raise N1.6m for Rasak, LP presidential candidate supporter knocked down by vehicle in Lagos

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Rasak Olaitan Idowu

LAGOS- A supporter of Peter Obi 2023 presidency, Mr Rasak Olaitan Idowu, has a chance of better treatment to save his life as concerned Nigerian masses have donated the sum of N1.6m for his surgery.

The man who appeared in a viral video supporting Peter Obi in Lagos, was reportedly knocked down by a one-way vehicle about five days ago in Lagos.

According to him, the accident happened after his video supporting Peter Obi vent viral.

News Express gathered that a group of APC members approached him, and asked him to do a similar video for Tinubu’s campaign but he declined.

Rasak said that he started receiving threats, both physical and phone calls. “They are angry that I am supporting an “Omo Igbo” (that is Peter Obi),” he reportedly said.

But last Wednesday, while on his way to work, a speeding one way vehicle knocked him down.  He was rushed to the hospital where he was undergoing treatment. The hospital where he was first admitted demanded N600,000.

According to him, the bill was too expensive, so he had to leave.

News Express learnt that “this current hospital where he is now, a deposit has to be made before surgery can be performed on his injured leg scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday). The surgery materials were procured yesterday (Monday),” said a source.

“Mr Rasak is in Good spirit, and he said he will rather die than stop supporting Peter Obi.” the source added.

“As at this evening, supporters of Peter Obi have raised over N1.6m for Mr Olaitan for his surgery. This is just to show how much Nigerian youths and Nigerians can go to help each other,” the source stressed.

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