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Labour Party chairman defects to APC

The Labour Party Chairman in Lagos State, Kayode Salako has reportedly defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

This was revealed in a tweet on Saturday by a support group of Labour Party.

Another group identified as Peter Obi Grassroots Mobilization 2023 Movement accused Kayode Salako of working against the party in the state.

The group alleged that Salako is working for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos State.

It said Salako must be rooted out of Labour Party.

“Labour Party Chairman in Lagos Kayode Salako is working for Tinubu. We must root him out of the party,” the group said.

Recall that Lagos Chapter of the Labour Party elected Salako, husband of Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, as the new party chairman in the state in July 2022.

Nigerians React

Here’s how some Nigerians are reacting to the allegation.

@von_Bismack: “The Labour Party Chairman in Lagos Kayode Salako is working for Tinubu. A proper Mole. Tinubu ends up compromising every opposition in Lagos state. Are you people not tired?”

@Chukwue81726309: “The LP Chairman in Lagos state Kayode Salako is attempting to gag the labour party movement in Lagos state. He is a mole working for Bola Ahmed Tinubu.He is also attempting to stop the Oct 1 rally in Lagos state. The devil works hard but Tinubu works harder. 🙂We will resist it!”

@PO_GrassRootM: “The wife Lagos State Labour Party Chairman Kayode Salako is a strong Tinubu supporter and Kayode Salako himself is working with APC to sabotage the October 1st mega rally in Lagos State. Dear @NgLabour and Obidients kindly act fast. We no de look face we dey expose anything”.

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@ChigozieMaduka3: “He decamped at the right time. You must understand that probably he was threatened with a lot of money or to harm him or his family, but d good news is that he decamped before the rally. You all must know that this is a peaceful revolution that’s happening in Nigeria, so be aware”.

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