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36 of 40 Lagos Lawmakers declare support for Sanwoolu, reject Ambode

Thirty-six out of the 40 lawmakers of the Lagos State House of Assembly have declared their support for Babajide Sanwoolu to emerge as the next governor of the state.

The lawmakers took the decision at the parliamentary meeting held on Saturday at the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex.

They resolved “to support the position of the Leadership of All Progressives Congress and the Governor’s Advisory Council in Lagos State on the endorsement of Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu as the APC Gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 election”.

The meeting was presided over by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa. Out of the 40 members of the House, 36 were present at the meeting and all of them endorsed the decision and duly signed the statement announcing the decision.
The lawmakers stated that they were in agreement with the leadership of the party and the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) which had earlier endorsed Sanwo-olu for the governorship ticket.

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