The Lagos gubernatorial candidate under the labour party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour has lamented ahead of the governorship election in the state over the narrative that the people of Lagos are now made to think like they are voting for an Igbo governor.
Gbadebo who was speaking on Arise News was reacting to some reports by people that he is an Igbo man, where he pointed out that these set of people have begun to question his pedigree which goes back to 400 years ago.
The Lagos gubernatorial candidate under the labour party who stressed that it was painful to hear such narratives, added that they have made it a case to try to make it look like Lagosians are now ready to vote for an Igbo man as governor.
Speaking further, he pointed out that he is a core Yoruba man, from his genealogy, adding that, his mother is from Igbo, and is also married to an Igbo woman.
In his words..."It is so painful that people who are not from Lagos are trying to question my pedigree which goes back to 400 years, trying to make it look like they are voting for an Igbo governor"
One will not be wrong to say that Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour had come under criticism in the state over his origin, where some claiming that he shouldn't be allowed to govern the state.
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