The Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour on Thursday visited the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, ahead of Saturday’s election.
The LP candidate was at the palace of the monarch together with his father, Olawale, and his team.
“I was accompanied by my father and team to visit and pay our respects to the Oba of Lagos. We indigenous Lagosians will always respect and revere our traditional rulers, and I look forward to working with them to build a better Lagos,” Rhodes-Vivour wrote on his Twitter handle.
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Rhodes-Vivour is among the frontrunners for Saturday’s election and pitching against the incumbent governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who is seeking reelection under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olajide Adediran.
In the presidential election, LP’s Obi polled 582,454 votes in Lagos to trounce the flag bearer of the APC, Bola Tinubu, who scored 572,606 votes.
The Oba of Lagos is a known supporter of the ruling APC and failed to attend to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi who had wanted to pay him a courtesy visit ahead of the presidential election.