David vs Goliath

Nigeria: ‘We will end Tinubu’s mafia empire in Lagos’ – Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour

By Eniola Akinkuotu

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Posted on March 7, 2023 10:30

Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour on a campaign stop
Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour on a campaign stop (rights reserved)

For 23 years, Bola Tinubu has ruled Lagos State directly and indirectly as the undisputed godfather. However, the new kid on the block, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour (GRV), appears to be on the verge of upending Tinubu’s dynasty in Nigeria’s commercial capital. He tells The Africa Report how he plans to achieve the seemingly impossible.

When on 29 May 1999 Bola Tinubu was being inaugurated as the Governor of Lagos State at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Ikoyi; Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour was a 16-year-old high school student of Ecole Artive Berlin, Paris.

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