Lagos APC declares Sanwo-Olu governorship candidate (Copy of Result)
The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Lagos state, Hon Tunde Balogun, has declared the former Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the governorship primary held in the state.
Amidst the confusion and tension trailing the conduct of APC governorship primaries in Lagos which the National Working Committee (NWC) annulled, the state chairman of the party has insisted the elections stand.
He said governor Akinwunmi Ambode polled 72, 901 votes while his main challenger Sanwo-Olu backed by the national leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu polled 970, 851 votes.
He also declared Sanwo-Olu as the candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election in Lagos state.
The NWC had earlier distanced itself from the primaries held declaring that no election took place.
Meanwhile, the winner of the primaries, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has thanked the party members, leaders and all stakeholders for their support that saw to his eventual succes at the primaries.
He solicited for further support ahead of the main elections in 2019 and promised to bring the aspirations of Lagosians to fulfillment.