Competent sources yesterday disclosed that Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Lagos State Governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande have tipped an investor and socialite, Chief Tunde Fanimokun for the 2019 governorship election in the state.
The sources added that Fanimokun, the flag bearer of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Lagos, would offer a credible and viable alternative for all indigenes and residents who had been yearning for meaningful democratic change in the state.
One of his political associates said the ADC was keen to field a strong candidate in the gubernatorial contest in order to compete favourably with the leading political parties where the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP0 are leading the pack among a host of other fringe parties in the state.
Specifically, the source claimed that Fanimokun was a top figure in the state service at the time, a development which he said to have recommended him as a credible and viable candidate in the 2019 governorship election. he disclosed the that Obasanjo had specifically sought Jakande’s view about Fanimokun’s candidature, noting that Jakande highly recommended for the job and hence the consequent seal of approval for the ADC gubernatorial slot for him in the state.
THISDAY, October 28, 2018
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