Friday October 07, 2022 4:04 AM

Lagos 2023: Bode George reveals what happened before PDP primaries

A top chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bode George, has revealed some arrangement before the party’s governorship primary.

It will be recalled that Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, won the primary election to become the gubernatorial candidate for PDP in the 2023 elections.

Speaking during an interview with News Central TV, George disclosed that Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour had been selected as PDP deputy governorship candidate.

The former Naval General  recalled that he met both of them months ago during a meeting.

“I asked their age; 44 (Jandor) to 39 (Rhodes-Vivour). After their presentations here, we saw that these were the best two we could have

“I asked him (Jandor) pointedly here…would you work this man as your deputy, he said yes sir!

“Having paid for the price of the form, over N21million, I said for us to have a seamless primaries, would you take Rhodes-Vivour to be your running mate…yes sir! (Jandor replied).

“Don’t go there and start fighting. He (Jandor) had contested before from the West, which is 10 local governments.

“All the elders, we met here. Unanimously, we said the two of you should partner. He (Rhodes-Vivour) accepted to drop.

“On the day of the congress, they called me to ask if that agreement is still holding. I said hold on.

“I called Jandor on phone…Jide what we discussed, are you still in consonance with that agreement? ..Yes sir.”

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