The Lagos chapter of the Labour has debunked rumours that its party chairman has defected from the party, Daily Nigerian reports. This is coming after several reports made the rounds that Olukayode Salako, the chairman of the Lagos block of the party had defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). Debunking these reports, Bunmi Adesanya, spokesperson to the state chairman of the party urged the general public to distance themselves from such media reports.
Mrs Adesanya told reporters on Monday, September 19 that Mr Salako still remains a devoted and loyal party member of the Labour Party.
She stated that the reports came as a surprise to them and that there was no ounce of truth in any of the reports. Mrs Adesanya said: “Our chairman is on ground and he is fully “obidient”, (a word popularly being used for supporters of Mr Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the LP).”