Lagos APC declares Sanwo-Olu as winner of gubernatorial primary

The Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the All
Progressives Congress , Mr . Tunde Balogun , on Tuesday night
declared Mr . Babajide Sanwo -Olu as the winner of the party ’ s
governorship primary .
Balogun declared that Sanwo - Olu polled 970 ,851 votes to
defeat incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with 72 , 901
votes .
Balogun declared the election free and fair , thanking members
of the party for coming out to vote .
Earlier in the day , the National Working Committee panel sent
from Abuja to oversee the election had declared the primary
The panel , led by Mr . Clement Ebri, said the primary could not
have held because the modality for its conduct was still being
ironed out . But Balogun insisted that the poll held and it was
valid .
“ It is my pleasure and delight to read the result of the election ,
conducted all over Lagos State, in all the 245 wards, to the
public .
“ The results are as follows : Governor Akinwunmi Ambode
recorded 72 ,901 votes; Mr . Babajide Sanwo- Olu had 970 , 851
votes .
“ Mr . Babajide Sanwo -Olu is the winner of today’ s primary
election , ” Balogun said .

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