.To face Sanwo-Olu, Jandor
By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Mr. Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour has emerged the Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in the forthcoming 2023 election in Lagos state.
Rhodes-Vivour defeated Moshoid Salvador in a keenly contested substituted primary election.
He won with a slight margin of111 to 102 votes.
Returning officer for the election, the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Bashir Apampa, said 216 delegates were registered for the exercise while three votes were declared voided.
Salvador, in his reaction after the election, rejected the outcome of the exercise in iits totality, saying it was he marred with irregularities.
Meanwhile, Rhodes-Vivour, will be contending with the incumbent Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Dr. Olajide Adediran, popularly called Jandor of the Peoples Democractic Party, PDP, in 2023 poll in the state.