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Akiolu blames Obasanjo for Lagos special status’ rejection


Sesan Olufowobi The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has lamented the rejection of a bill seeking special status for Lagos State by the Senate, adding that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was the reason the state has not been granted a special status. The Senate had last week rejected a bill sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu […]

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