APC Primaries: Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has finally come to terms with the results of the APC’s primaries which saw his opponent, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu emerged winner and flagbearer of the party in the 2019 governorship race.

Ambode conceded defeat in a state-wide broadcast Wednesday afternoon and congratulated Sanwo-Olu.

Ambode noted that the past days “have witnessed intense political activities that have gripped the attention of the nation and created palpable tension in the polity.

“I strongly believe that the time has now come for the state to move forward in order that the gains of the last three and half years are not lost.

“APC is a great party and the interests of our beloved state must always supersede that of any person or group. It is in this regard that I wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the Lagos State APC primaries, Sanwo-Olu.”

He, therefore, urged all Lagos residents “to immediately support our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and work for the success of our dear party.

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