The incumbent Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode, has conceded defeat and cpngratulated Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of Lagos governorship ticket of the All Progressive Congress.
The governor in a state broadcast congratulated Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and urged party members to queue behind him and ensure victory for the APC in the 2019 election.
Ambode said, “Dear Lagosians, APC is a great party and the interests of our beloved State must always supersede that of any person or group. It is in this regard that I wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the Lagos State APC Primaries, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and urge all Lagosians to immediately support our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and work for the success of our dear party,” he said.
“As Governor, I will do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition in the remaining period of this administration and ultimately to the new Governor, come May 2019,” he said.