For the election on Saturday, prominent Lagos State natives working under the aegis of Eko Forum have endorsed Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the Labour Party's nominee for governor.
All Lagos natives and citizens were asked by the forum to support the Labour Party candidate, whom it referred to as "a proper son of the soil," by casting their ballots.
In a statement released on Tuesday in Lagos by its Chairman, Alhaji Ismaila Williams, and General Secretary, Olawale Ogundimu, the Forum expressed its position.
It claimed that during its emergency meeting on Sunday, the decision to support Rhodes-Vivour was made.
On Sunday in Lagos, members of the Eko Forum from all 20 local governments and all 37 local council development areas gathered.
After carefully evaluating the qualifications of all other candidates who had put themselves forward for election, members decided to endorse our Rhodes-Vivour, the statement said in part.
This news was covered by the Punch Newspaper this evening.
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