Reactions have trailed the endorsement of the incumbent lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu’s re-election bid by various political parties ahead of the gubernatorial election on March 18th.
On Tuesday, a coalition of nine political parties, called the Alliance of Registered Political Parties including the New Nigeria Peoples Party announced their endorsement.
The Accord party which was previously in alliance with the labour party, also announced its endorsement. In another development, Former Rivers State governor and immediate past Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday accused Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike of mismanaging state funds on Alcohol, adding that the person Wike buys alcohol from, said Wike spends 50 million naira every week on alcohol.
The former governor made the comment during his campaign for the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole.
Adedotun Clement, an uber driver who was manhandled by the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency and Officers of the Nigerian Police Force during the #EndSARSMemorial Rally at the Lekki tollgate in October 2021 has been granted Five million Naira in compensation.
Finally, in the United Kingdom, BBC World News anchor Laura Trevelyan announced her resignation weeks after apologising for her family’s historic role in the slave trade. On Tuesday, Laura took to twitter to announce her departure from the BBC after 30 years of working there to join a growing movement for reparatory justice for the Caribbean.