Lagos 2023: LP Candidate, Rhodes-Vivour Reveals Plan for Agberos if Elected
- The build-up to the gubernatorial election in Lagos state has reached a fever pitch at the moment
- The sudden rise and popularity of Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the candidate of the Labour Party has begun to raise serious debate
- However, Rhodes-Vivour at a stakeholder meeting continued to reiterate his commitment to restoring the sanity of the state and its residents
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Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Lagos state, says he will proffer a solution to the menace of Agberos (touts) in the state if elected.
He made this promise on Thursday, March 9, at an event organised by the ‘Obidient Movement’ in Ikeja GRA Lagos.
Rhodes-Vivour, at the event, also dismissed rumours that he is not of Yoruba origin and does not understand nor speak the language like the indigenous people.
He noted that these rumours were schemes used by his political opponents to instigate ethnic divide and clash across the state, Vanguard reported.
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Rhodes-Vivour reiterated that he was on a mission to salvage the problems of Lagosians and also put a stop to the operations of ‘agberos’ in the state to free the people from their wrath and unlawful activities.
The Labour Party bannerman also assured Lagosians that his administration would offer and provide employable skills to young people to tackle the state's youth unemployment problem.
According to Daily Trust, he said:
“They want jobs, so we are going to ensure that we give them employability skills and domicile these skills at the local governments.”
He further promised to transform the educational and healthcare system in Lagos state as well as improve the environmental and infrastructural state of Lagos.
Rhodes-Vivour urged his supporters to remain calm and steadfast in defending their votes in case of any intimidation and harassment from electoral saboteurs.
Lagos Guber Poll: Apostle Johnson Suleman Responds to Family Members Asking Him Who to Vote For
In another development, Apostle Johnson Suleman has said that members of his family have been asking who they should vote for in the forthcoming Lagos governorship election.
While stating that he would not be telling them who to vote for, the preacher said if he asks them to vote for the Labour Party candidate in Lagos, Nigerians will question him.
The preacher made this disclosure on the social media microblogging site, Twitter on Friday, March 10.