INEC Declares Babajide Sanwo-Olu Winner Of Lagos Governorship Election


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

This is the second time the social gathering might be profitable the governorship election within the state since its formation in 2013.

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

The governor-elect additionally gained in all of the native authorities areas within the state.
Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got here second with 206,141 votes, in response to official outcomes 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.

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Mr Sanwo-Olu in a tweet on Sunday hinted that Mr Agbaje known as and congratulated him for his victory on the ballot.

“At exactly 19: 07 I received a call. Thank you @Jimiagbaje for your congratulatory call filled with kind words,” he tweeted by way of his deal with, @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.

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On his half, Mr Ambode who was defeated on the APC state major by Sanwo-Olu additionally congratulated the winner.

“Hearty 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 night.

“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.



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