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What occurred in Lagos was struggle, not election – LP’s Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour

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The 2023 Labour Social gathering candidate for the simply concluded gubernatorial election in Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has insisted what occurred within the state was a struggle, not a ballot.

Talking on Come up Tv’s morning present on Friday, Rhodes-Vivour additionally mentioned that the accountability of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) should enhance amid the election’s conduction.

Rhodes-Vivour mentioned, “What occurred in Lagos was a struggle on Lagosians irrespective of how they need to color it or module the waters.

“In Ikoyi, there have been Yoruba individuals who had been overwhelmed and affected by thugs and hooligans that got here into the place.

“Take a look at what occurred VCG as effectively and the complicity of INEC as effectively on this course of should be taken up in order that In the event that they need to strive something subsequent time they’d do issues otherwise, give a notion of fairness, equity and justice, not these brazing rip over democracy in Lagos State.”

The INEC had in March declared Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, because the winner of the Lagos gubernatorial election.

Sanwo-Olu scored a complete of 762,134 to defeat the primary runner-up, the Labour Social gathering’s Rhodes-Vivour, who polled 312,329 votes, whereas Abdulazeez Adeniran of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, bought 62,449 votes.