2023 Polls: Did Oba of Lagos deny Peter Obi audience during Lagos rally? Truth Emerges

2023 Polls: Did Oba of Lagos deny Peter Obi audience during Lagos rally? Truth Emerges

  • The controversies surrounding Peter Obi not visiting the monarch of Lagos during his presidential rally in Lagos state, have been put to bed
  • The Labour Party's chairperson in the state, Dayo Ekong, addressed the issue of Obi not visiting the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu
  • It was gathered that the Labour Party sent a letter of notification to the palace of the monarch before the rally, but he declined to meet with Obi

Barely 48 hours after Peter Obi concluded his presidential rally in Lagos state, the Labour Party flagbearer has been criticised for not paying a visit to the monarch of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu.

Responding to this criticism, a chieftain of the Labour Party and chairperson of the Lagos chapter of the party, Dayo Ekong, debunked the narrative stating that it was not the case as perceived in the public domain.

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Peter Obi held his Lagos rally on Saturday, February 11, at the Tafawa Balawa Square. Photo: Peter Obi
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The Labour Party chieftain, during a live telecast on Arise TV, revealed that her principal ould not visit an empty palace.

She said:

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"In a situation when they say the Oba is not available, he's not going to go to an empty palace to see the Oba."

"Peter Obi has respect for culture" - Labour Party chieftain

When asked if a letter of notification was sent in this regard, she affirmed that a letter of notification was sent.

She also stated that Peter Obi has regard for the culture and tradition of every state and has never deviated from such tenets.

The chieftain said:

"Mr Obi respects culture, and that is what he has been doing everywhere. This is the 37th rally, there is no way Obi would have rejected what we term our traditional ruler in Lagos state and ignore him."

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“Organic Love”: Video Emerges of Young Yoruba Boy Who Stood in Front of Peter Obi’s Convoy at Lagos Rally

Meanwhile, a young boy, Yusuf Alabi, recently went viral on social media after photos of him standing in front of Peter Obi’s convoy at his Lagos rally trended.

Some Nigerians started to search for Yusuf to reward him for his display of love, and he was eventually located.

The youngster spoke on video and revealed that he loves Peter Obi and wants him for president.

Cubana Chiefpriest Joins to Look for Boy Who Stood Before Peter Obi’s Convoy in Lagos

In another development, Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, held his much anticipated Lagos rally on February 11, 2023.

A photo of a young boy marching directly in front of Peter Obi’s convoy made the rounds on social media and impressed many Nigerians.

Nigerian socialite, Cubana Chiefpriest, and other well-meaning Nigerians are now searching for the young boy as they promise to reward him.

Source: Legit.ng

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