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Sanwo-Olu Wins Lagos APC Governorship Primary
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Sanwo-Olu Wins Lagos APC Governorship Primary

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday grab the Gubernatorial ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek reelection.

Sanwo-Olu emerged winner after two other aspirants – former Commissioner of Energy, Mr Wale Oluwo and former Permanent Secretary from the Ministry of Energy, Mr Mustapha Olorunfemi – were not cleared for the primary.

More than 1,225 delegates were expected to cast their votes in the exercise and 1,198 were accredited.Of those accredited, 1,182 votes were cast with 12 regarded as invalid

Speaking after his victory, Sanwo-Olu invited his co-contestants to join hands with his administrationHe said: “I am grateful to God, the distinguished delegates and the leadership of the APC for the chance to continue the good work of governance that we have begun in our great state.“With this resounding victory in the primary election, I am confident that we are united and ready to continue to be a beacon of hope and service to this great state.“To the other contestants, I congratualte you for being a part of this very democratic process and invite you to join hands with me.”
Sanwo-Olu will now slug it out against Olajide Adediran, popularly called Jandor, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s election.

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