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, which held at the 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.
It was 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.