A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George, has alleged that there is a plan by some unnamed persons to assassinate the Lagos State gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour ahead of the Saturday March 11, election.
The elder satesman revealed this at a press conference in Lagos on Monday, March 6, where he referred to the strange murder of late former governorship hopeful, Funsho Williams, who was assassinated at his Ikoyi residence ahead of the 2007 governorship elections.
George said he and a group, Omo Eko Pataki, had uncovered the heinous plan to avoid history repeating itself.
“We wish to inform Nigerians about the heinous plan to secretly eliminate the Labour Party Governorship Candidate, Mr Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour, the latest move by the Lagos occupiers, to take him out of circulation before the election on Saturday.
“It’s not a matter of party, the essence of life is to open yourself to protect others and I told you that Funsho williams is my younger brother. I was in the villa when the president then called me that I am just getting a report that they have killed Funsho Williams, they gave me a presidential plane to come down and I saw his corpse, so we don’t want a repeat,” he said.
“We, hereby, warn that, should anything happen to this vibrant bonafide Lagosian, who fate has thrown up to free our dear state from the stranglehold of marauders, Nigerians should know who to hold.” he added
Threats has been on the increase after Labour pary won in Lagos state during the presidential elections, LP supporters had wedged alliance to vote massively for their gubernatorial candidate, and some opposition parties couldn’t have it. They have raised a lot of controversies on social media why GRV isn’t the best candidate to govern the state, Some has also vowed he would never win the election but ‘Labour in vain’.
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