Lagos State Ambode dumped by APC

Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode reportedly broke down in
tears and he’s been in low spirits since the day he picked up the
APC governorship nomination form, a source at the Lagos State
Government House in Alausa disclosed to Pulse.
Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu has emerged the handpicked candidate of
APC kingmakers in Lagos, and he’s been anointed the preferred
candidate to unseat Ambode during a primary election exercise
slated for September 29, 2018.
Ambode was very sure of a second term in office before a dizzying
spate of events in September made him sink into his office chair in
agony, on occasion.
Two former Commissioners in Lagos, Obafemi Hamzat and
Sanwoolu, picked up their respective nomination forms on the day
Ambode was acquiring his, throwing the race for Lagos
government house open.
One aide in Alausa, the seat of government in Lagos, describes
Ambode’s mood these days as “crestfallen, somber and a tad
When Sanwoolu formally declared for Ambode’s seat on Sunday,
September 16, 2018, all of Tinubu’s loyalists in Lagos, including
Senator Gbenga Ashafa who represents Lagos East in the upper
legislative chamber, were in the audience to cheer him on with
chants of “incoming, incoming!”
Sanwoolu enjoys Tinubu’s backing and is being galvanized by the
Mandate Movement—a grassroot assemblage that answers to
All 57 council chairmen in Lagos have also endorsed Sanwoolu
who promised to restore work on a 25-year masterplan once he is


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