The Labour partyhas debunked a viral statement purpotedly signed by the labour party, stating that it had dropped the candidate of the party, Gbadebo Vivour Rhodes, as its authentic candidate in Lagos State.
In the letter, the party expressed concerns about the candidacy of Rhodes-Vivour, adding that the political arrangement that brought him into “the equation isn’t one for public consumption.”
According to the letter, Ifagbemi Awamaridi, a professor, is the candidate for LP in the gubernatorial election scheduled for March 18.
“We can confirm we are in receipt of the said court ruling and have communicated our intentions through our legal team to comply with the rulings to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),” the letter reads.
The letter has been broadly shared on Twitter and WhatsApp.