Labaika raps Gov. AbdulRazaq over appointment of Special Assistants

Wife of popular Ilorin based Islamic musician – Alhaji Ibrahim Labaika, Hajia Sidiqot Labaika has taken to social media to express dissatisfaction over appointments of some special assistants recently.

Hajia Labaika, whose husband is a card carrying member of APC and Ilorin North/West constituency Assembly aspirant in the last primaries of the party described the Governor as ‘mediocre’, while reacting to a voice record mocking her husband for supporting AbdulRazaq.

In the voice note, the caller dragged the Governor for making needless appointments, asking when it would be Labaika’s turn.

Labaika’s wife in a Facebook post, captioned a video produced with the voice note as underlay, “not your fault at all, is kwara State governor’s fault a mediocre family.” (sic), implying Gov. AbdulRazaq is the reason her husband is being mocked.

Screenshot of Labaika’s Facebook post

When contacted by Fresh Insight’s correspondence, Alh. Ibrahim Labaika although said he is not aware of the said post and reaffirm his support for Gov. AbdulRazaq and Tinubu, he however said he cannot force anyone to support the Governor.

“I have not seen the Facebook post you are talking about. I am driving a APC zonal meeting as I am speaking. While I owe the Governor my support and vote, I can’t force my family or anyone to support the Governor”, he said.

Alhaji Labaika had recently produced a specially dedicated music in support of Gov. AbdulRazaq’s re-election campaign.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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