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Results from LP agents show I won the governorship election – Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour



Results from LP agents show I won the governorship election – Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour


Results from LP agents show I won the governorship election - Gbadebo

The governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour says the results of the march 18th election in Lagos do match with what his field agents recorded.


Gbadebo said he is “convinced beyond any doubt ” that the outcome of the election does not represent “the wishes of the majority of peaceful Lagosians.


Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to declare a winner in the election that was marred by voters’ intimidation, suppression, and widespread violence. The incumbent governor,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, seems to be heading to victory.

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GRV as the LP governorship candidate is fondly known has won one Local government out of the nineteen announced so far, with Sanwo Olu winning eighteen.


But according to the LP candidate, “the results from our field agents and situation room indicated that we won this election”.


Gbadebo reacted to the outcome of the election via a Twitter thread on Sunday.


“Firstly, I would like to thank all Lagosians, especially our supporters for coming out to vote yesterday for us. I’m convinced that with you in our corner, a NEW Nigeria is imminent,” he said.

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“However, I am saddened by the confirmed reports of violence and gross disenfranchisement of voters who only wished to perform their civic duty.


“Attacks on polling units, voters, and our party agents are totally antithetical to what we stand for & what Lagos truly represents.


“Collusion between the ruling party and electoral officials to return the candidate of the APC is a slap on the face of democracy and everyone who came out to vote for us on Saturday.


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“I am a champion of the people, we are far from done. Do not lose hope, do not waver. This is not over, we have not come this far to accept outright lies, criminality & falsehoods.


“Every vote cast for me was done in the face of intimidation and risk of personal harm. Every such vote must count. Defending every one of those votes is a sacred duty. I will defend your votes – this is my vow to every LP voter.”


GRV added that a fight for freedom is “never easily won”.