Otedola says he is not contesting against Ambode in 2019

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The oil business mogul, Femi Otedola, has refuted reports that he will be contesting for the erstwhile position of governor of Lagos state in 2019.

Otedola in a tweet on Tuesday, September 11, 2019, stated that the current governor of the state is doing a commendable job and Lagosians should be proud of him.

Femi Otedola says he will not be gunning for the position in 2019

Popular media celebrity, Dele Momodu, broke the news which turned out to a hoax. Otedola on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, denied running for any political office.’

He said, “the Governor of Lagos State is doing a commendable job and Lagosians should be proud of him.”

“My attention has been drawn to a news piece where false information from a parody account was posted. I am a man of the people and I will always be on the side of the masses but I am stating clearly via this medium that I am not running for office.”

This is the second time the news about the business mogul contesting against Lagos state governor.  The first was when he boarded a public transport in the state which made many people insinuated that Femi might have the intention of becoming the governor of  Lagos like his late father, Sir Michael Otedola.

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