Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2023 elections.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, who is seeking re-election on the platform of APC polled 1,170 votes to emerge as his party’s flag bearers for March 11, 2023 governorship elections.
Sanwo-Olu won in all the 20 local government areas in Lagos State during the primary election held at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, on Thursday, May 26.
The results were announced by the Chairman of the Lagos All Progressives Congress Governorship Election Committee, Adamu Dibal.
He said the total number of delegates for the primary elections was 1,225, but 1,198 were accredited for the exercise. And out of the accredited delegates, Sanwo-Olu scored 1,170 votes and there were 12 invalid votes.
AN24 gathered that three aspirants collected the APC governorship expression of interest and nomination forms.
They are Governor Sanwo-Olu; former Lagos State Commissioner for Energy, Wale Oluwo and retired Permanent Secretary, Olorunfemi Mustapha.
But only Governor Sanwo-Olu was cleared by the party’s screening committee for the Lagos APC governorship primary.
Below is what Governor Sanwo-Olu scored in all the 20 local government areas during the governorship primary election as announced by the Lagos APC Governorship Election Committee led by former Deputy Governor of Borno State,
Lagos Island 82
Ibeju Lekki 55
Lagos Mainland 50
Ajeromi Ifelodun – 49
Eti-Osa – 47
Alimosho – 50