The Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hazmat has sent a stern warning to the supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.
Hazmat in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Tunde Alao, warned Obidients to desist from using his son for cheap publicity.
Naija News reports that a purported picture of Hamzat’s son at an Obidient rally went viral on the Nigerian internet space.
However, Hazmat said that the boy in question is not his son and they are not in any way related
Alao insisted that the picture was an attempt to soil the image of the deputy governor and cause friction between him and his supporters.
The statement read, “The viral message is another mischievous, false and malicious attempt to cause friction between the deputy governor and his admirers and loyalists across the nation.
“Dr Hamzat has a reputation of commitment and loyalty to the Sanwo-Olu-led administration and the All Progressives Congress. His support is for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettima.
“Our party and all our supporters are working hard to ensure that our candidates get the votes of Nigerians and ours is not about bogus statistics and lies.”
He went on to advise Obidients to desist from cheap tactics that would not yield any political gain.