Lagos 2019: Lagos Lawmakers Adopt Jide Sanwo-Olu As APC Candidate


By Nuel Suji – In a dramatic political move, 36 members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as the candidate for the coming governorship primaries of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

A statement by the Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, the decision was taken at a Parliamentary meeting of the lawmakers which took place at Lateef Jakande auditorium of the House on Saturday, 29 September, 2019, a day before the governorship primaries of the party.

The meeting was presided over by the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa. Out of the 40 members of the House, 36 were present at the meeting and all of them endorsed the decision and duly signed the statement announcing the decision.

The lawmakers stated that they were in agreement with the leadership of the party and the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) which had earlier endorsed Mr. Sanwo-olu for the governorship ticket.


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