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2023 Guber Polls: Jubilation in Lagos APC as 9 Political Parties Endorse Sanwo-Olu’s Re-election Bid

2023 Guber Polls

The re-election bid of the incumbent governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, got a fresh boost on Monday, March 13, following an endorsement by nine registered political parties.

Tribune reports that the parties, under the aegis of the Alliance of Registered Political Parties (ARPP), in Lagos, formally endorsed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s re-election.

Speaking at a press conference, Ajayi Adebayo said the group’s decision is based on the good works of the Lagos state government under Governor Sanwo-Olu.

His words:

“We cannot sacrifice the various land-mark achievements of the present administration scattered all over the state on the altar of bitter politicking.”

“The governor’s consistency as a progressive democrat is worthy of due commendation and continuity is key.

“We observed at a close range his energetic campaign through the nooks, corners and crannies of the state.

The parties that endorsed the governor’s re-election bid are:

1. All Peoples Party (APP)

2. African Democratic Party (ADP)

3. Allied Peoples Movement (APM)

4. National Rescue Movement (NRM)

5. Young Progressive Party (YPP)

6. New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP)

7. Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

8. Social Democratic Party (SDP) and

9. The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).

In addition to the nine parties, seven governorship candidates have set aside their ambition to become governors in Lagos state to support Sanwo-Olu.

The governorship candidates are:

1. Ajayi Adebayo of YPP

2. Chief Mrs Adeyemi Abiola (APP)

3. Adenipebi Mode Adekunle (ZLP)

4. Kupoluyi Funmi (APM)

5. Braithwate Akinwynmi (NRM)

6. Olanrewaju Kamal (NNPP) and

7. Ishola Bamidele (ADP)

Lagos guber: New twist as Tinubu’s estranged ally, Aregbesola, rallies support for Sanwo-Olu

What could be termed a surprise move has been made by the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola.

This is as the former governor of Osun state rallies support for Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Lagos state ahead of the March 18 gubernatorial election.

Aregbesola, while declaring his support for Sanwo-Olu’s 2nd-term ambition, met with the Igbo residents and APC chieftains in Lagos, urging them to do the needful for the Lagos governor.

Rhodes-Vivour vs Sanwo-Olu: LP Gov’ship aspirant reveals what will determine fate of Lagosians

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Labour Party governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has again convinced Lagosians, especially the youths, why he should be given a chance on the state’s number one seat of power, the office of the governor.

GRV, as he is fondly called, says that Nigerian youths are 90% close to taking over governance and having their dream country materialise.

The 40-year-old Rhodes-Vivour made this public at a conference in Ikeja on Thursday, March 10, where he said a new Lagos would give rise to a new Nigeria.

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