Yesterday, the people of Lagos witnessed an intensed political activity that will go down memory lane of the state and Country. In the history of Nigeria’s democracy, there has never been anytime an incumbent governor lost a primary election to another party member. The APC gubernatorial primary election in Lagos took a new turn as governor Akinwumi Ambode lost the election to Babajide Sanwo Olu. Lagosians believed the election result will spark a lot of fracas in the state, which is a popular trend in Nigeria’s politics.
However, Governor Akinwumi Ambode has shown Lagosians the true meaning of statesmanship, he has practically explained the attributes of a selfless leader. The governor in his press conference held today in the state house congratulated the APC gubernatorial candidate Babajide Sanwo Olu and pledged to work with him for the betterment of the state.
Read his statement below
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