The social media is currently charged with euphoria by the OBI-dients — as supporters of the presidential candidate of Labour Party are popularly regarded —that Akinwunmi Ambode had joined the party to fly its flag in Lagos.
Rumours that Ambode has defected to Labour Party to contest for Lagos guber Elections have surfaced pic.twitter.com/lV7fs6rnEs
— Naija (@Naija_PR) July 7, 2022
This is following speculations that the former governor of Lagos State has defected to fly its flag in the 2023 Lagos governorship election.
Former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode Picks Labour Party Gubernatorial Ticket.
— Nigeria Citizens (@FRNCitizens) July 7, 2022
Already, incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Olajide Adediran, aka Jandor, have emerged the governorship candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state, respectively.
Meanwhile, sources very close to Ambode dismissed the insinuation that the former governor picked the Labour Party, LP, ticket.
— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) July 7, 2022
The source further claimed that those promoting the idea are just desirous of the former governor coming back to govern Lagos.
See some reactions below:
If Akinwunmi Ambode should declare to run as Governor under Labour party today, Sanwo Olu will leave his home work in Osun state and return to Lagos before the day runs out
— OMOTAYO Of Lagos 💥 (@Tee_Classiquem1) July 7, 2022
Lol, if Ambode decamps to Labour Party, he's winning. I'm sure🤣
— Anambra 1st son💭 (@UchePOkoye) July 7, 2022