My husband and I were not allowed to vote, They said we look like Igbo people – YouTuber Sisi Yemmie laments
Popular YouTuber, Sisi Yemmie has cried out after she and her husband were chased away from their polling unit for looking like Igbo.
Taking to her Twitter page, the food blogger revealed that she and her husband were prevented from voting at her polling unit at Roman Catholic Church, Awoyaya, Lagos State.
Sisi Yemmie, who is still baffled at the incident, revealed that they were prevented from voting because they were mistaken for Igbos.
“My husband and I were not allowed to vote. They said we look like Igbo people. I can’t believe this. Roman Catholic Church Awoyaya”.
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Also taking to her Instagram story, Sisi Yemmie, who is an indigene of Lagos, doubled down on how she was prevented from voting because she didn’t look like her tr!be.
She added that she couldn’t record the faces of the thugs who sent her away.
“I was not allowed to vote at my polling unit because they said I look Igbo. That I don’t look Yoruba. I recorded but couldn’t get their faces. But you can hear the conversation. Me, an indigene of Lagos, born in Lagos could not vote”.
My husband and I were not allowed to vote. They said we look like Igbo people. I can’t believe this. Roman Catholic Church awoyaya pic.twitter.com/oipaQPR2jU
— SisiYėmmié.com 🌶 (@Sisi_Yemmie) March 18, 2023