INEC Declares APC’s Babajide Sanwo-Olu Winner Of Lagos Governorship Election



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Lagos State governorship election.

This is the second time the party will be winning the governorship election in the state since its formation in 2013.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who ran on the platform of the ruling party scored 739,445 votes to emerge victorious.

The governor-elect also won in all the local government areas in the state.

Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 206,141
votes, according to official results declared by the Independent
National Electoral Commission, (INEC).

Already, the incumbent and
outgoing governor, Akinwumi Ambode and the PDP candidate has
congratulated the winner of the gubernatorial race.

Mr Sanwo-Olu in a tweet on Sunday hinted that Mr Agbaje called and congratulated him for his victory at the poll.

exactly 19: 07 I received a call. Thank you @Jimiagbaje for your
congratulatory call filled with kind words,” he tweeted through his
handle, @jidesanwoolu.

“It was an intense campaign and I am happy
we can now focus on the very important job at hand. Delivering a Lagos
that works for all,” the governor-elect added.

On his part, Mr Ambode who was defeated at the APC state primary by Sanwo-Olu also congratulated the winner.

congratulations to the Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola
Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat,” the
outgoing governor tweeted Sunday evening.

“This is a victory for continuity in governance, victory for the APC and victory for all Lagosians. I wish them a successful term in office,” he added.

Source:- Politicstimesng



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