Akinwummi Ambode, present governor of lagos state, has conventional defeat in his efforts to come to be the candidate of the all progressives congress (APC) inside the 2019 governorship election inside the nation.
Ambode made the announcement on wednesday in the course of a completely quick media deal with broadcast by means of lagos tv.
“Fellow lagosians, the previous few days have witnessed severe political sports that have gripped the attention of the state and created palpable anxiety inside the polity. i strongly accept as true with that the time has now come for the state to transport ahead just so the gains of the final 3 and half years aren’t lost,” he said.
“Expensive lagosians, apc is a superb birthday party and the pastimes of our cherished kingdom have to continually supercede that of any individual or institution. .
It’s far on this regard that i wholeheartedly congratulate the winner of the lagos state apc primaries, mr. babajide sanwo-olu and urge all lagosians to at once aid our party’s gubernatorial candidate in the 2019 elections and paintings for the achievement of our pricey celebration.”
He promised to do the whole thing possible to make sure a clean transition inside the ultimate length ofhis administration.
He additionally entreated his supporters to unite at the back of the candidate of the party, pronouncing: “the development of lagos state is non-negotiable. it’s far a project that i have passionately labored for within the last three and 1/2 years as your governor and one to which i will for all time be committed.”