Ambode, Agbaje congratulate Lagos governor elect, Sanwo-Olu

Jimi Agbaje, the gubernatorial candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, answering questions at the townhall meeting held st Lekki.
Jimi Agbaje, the gubernatorial candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, answering questions at the townhall meeting held st Lekki.

The Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Jimi Agbaje, has congratulated the All Progressives Congress candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for emerging winner in the March 9 governorship elections.

Mr Sanwo-Olu scored 739,445 votes to defeat Mr Agbaje who polled 206,141 votes, according to official results declared by the electoral commission, INEC.

Mr Sanwo-Olu, who also won in all the local government areas in the state, announced the call from Mr Agbaje in a tweet Sunday evening.

Mr Sanwo-Olu thanked his PDP counterpart for the call and noted his resolve to ensure the development of a vibrant Lagos for all of its citizens and dwellers.

“At exactly 19: 07 I received a call. Thank you @Jimiagbaje for your congratulatory call filled with kind words.

“It was an intense campaign and I am happy we can now focus on the very important job at hand. Delivering a Lagos that works for all,” Mr Sanwo-Olu said on his handle @Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Also, the outgoing governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has congratulated Mr Sanwo-Olu, whom he had a heated altercation with in the pre-campaign period.

“Hearty congratulations to the Lagos State governor elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the deputy governor elect

Obafemi Hamzat,” said Mr Ambode using his Twitter handle @Akinwunmi Ambode.

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