It was reported widely on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, that the oil mogul has accepted to run on the ticket of the main opposition party ahead of 2019 election.
Popular media celebrity, Dele Momodu, broke the news which turned out to be 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.”
This is the second time the news about the business mogul contesting against Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode filtered across the country. The first was when he boarded a public transport in the state.
On both occasions, he denied contesting for an elective position.
As the general election approaches in Africa populous nation, political news and tension spread across political gladiators and supporters.