Yusuf Alami, a teenager, explains why he stood in front of Peter Obi’s convoy during a campaign in Lagos.
Alami was photographed during a Labour Party rally in Lagos State on Saturday, and the image quickly went viral on social media. The photo shows him with his arms outstretched in front of a Toyota Prado SUV, while the party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, can be seen standing through the vehicle’s sunroof and smiling at the teenager.
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Alami revealed in an interview that he stood in front of Peter Obi’s convoy due to his affection for the candidate.
Alami, a resident of Lagos who hails from Ibadan, stated that he admires Obi for his helpfulness and has a strong fondness for him. He also expressed that if Obi were to win the election, he would pray for his success.
The presidential campaign of Peter Obi was rounded up in the rally held at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Lagos Island on Saturday, after travelling to each of the 36 states in the federation.
The rally was attended by Obi’s running mate, Datti Baba-Amed, as well as the leader of the Yoruba socio-political organization Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, among others.