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Ambode concedes defeat

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has congratulated the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gubernatorial candidate in next year election.

In a statewide broadcast a few minutes ago, Governor Ambode who noted that the last few days had witnessed intense political activities which had gripped the attention of the nation and created palpable tension in the polity said he believed that the time had come for the State to move forward to ensure that the gains of the last three and half years are not lost.

Ambode said “Dear Lagosians, APC is a great party and the interests of our beloved State must always supercede that of any person or group. It is in this regard that I wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the Lagos State APC Primaries, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and urge all Lagosians to immediately support our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and work for the success of our dear party”

Governor Ambode appealed to all party members to continue to operate as a family and said he would do his possible best to ensure a smooth transition next year.

“, I will do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition in the remaining period of this administration and ultimately to the new Governor, come May 2019.” He said

He thanked the APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the leadership of our great party at state and national levels, all party faithful and all Lagosians.

He also thanked all Lagosians for their faith and trust in him and urged them not to relent in their support for the APC in the forthcoming Elections.

Omolara Omosanya

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