On Sunday the 10th of March, Ambode sent a congratulatory message to Sanwo-Olu via facebook and his running mate, Obafemi Hamzat, over the result of the election.
The governor described the win of both candidates is a victory for continuity of governance in Lagos state and for the people of Lagos.
“Hearty congratulations to the Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. This is a victory for continuity in governance, victory for the APC and victory for all Lagosians. I wish them a successful term in office”.
Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede, vice chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University and INEC returning officer for Lagos governorship election, said that Sanwo-Olu scored 739,445 votes while his closest opponent from PDP, Mr Jimi Agbaje scored 206,141votes.
INEC declared, at the end of the exercise that Sanwo-Olu won in all the local government results. The APC candidate defeated His closest Opponent, Jimi Agbaje with a massive margin of 533304 votes.
Congratulations to Babajide Sanwo-Olu the new governor of Lagos State