BREAKING: SanwoOlu wins APC gubernatorial primary in Lagos

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By Gideon Adonai.

The incumbent Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Olushola SanwoOlu has emerged the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress APC for governorship elections.

The governor swept the board, Thursday evening, with delegates pouring in their votes overwhelming.

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.

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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.

Sanwo-Olu immediately tweeted to thank the delegates

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“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.”