Lagos Poll: Jimi Agbaje Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Ambode

Even though collation of results in the Lagos governorship election is still ongoing, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the election, Jimi Agbaje, has conceded defeat and congratulated his main challenger, Akinwunmi Ambode of the All Progressives Congress.

Mr. Agbaje telephoned Mr. Ambode at exactly 6:58 PM to concede defeat and congratulate the APC candidate, the spokesperson for Mr. Ambode’s campaign, Steve Ayorinde, said.

Mr. Ayorinde said in response, Mr. Ambode thanked Mr. Agbaje and wished him well.

There have been widespread celebration in the camp of the APC after collations from local government areas suggested Mr. Ambode had defeated Mr. Agbaje.

The Independent National Electoral Commission is however yet to release an official result of the election.

Mr. Agbaje had a few hours ago assured his supporters that he could only be said to have lost after an official announcement by INEC.

In a message he posted to his official Facebook Page about two hours ago, Mr. Agbaje had said he was following the collation of results from across the state and remained confident of victory.

He said reports suggesting he had lost were unofficial and should be discountenanced.

Mr. Agbaje said, “Lagosians I want to thank you for coming out yesterday to exercise your right to vote.

“I want to assure you that we are currently monitoring the vote counting process, so please do not believe the various unofficial numbers that are being shared across the internet.

“An official announcement will be made at the appropriate time when all numbers are in.

“Continue to remain resolute, and again, thank you for your continued support.”

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Ambode of APC Wins Lagos Governorship Election

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has won the governorship election for the state.

Although the APC candidate is yet to be officially announced winner of the election, results from the states which represents over 90% of votes collated indicates that Ambode has won majority of votes cast.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is expected to announce the final official results later today.

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Lagos Polls: Ambode Floors Agbaje, Bode George in Their Polling Units

The Lagos governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Akinwunmi Ambode has floored his counterpart, Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP at the latter’s polling unit.
Also, APC’s candidtate defeated the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Jimi Agbaje at the polling unit of former Vice-Chairman of PDP in Southwest, Chief Bode George.

APC had 137 votes while PDP recorded 87 votes in the governorship election.

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‘Our Mind Is Made Up And We Love APC ‘, Igbo Group Endorses Ambode

Igbo groups in Lagos State have collectively endorsed the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governorship candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode for this Saturday’s governorship election.

Their position was communicated at a press conference in Festac, Lagos, on Tuesday, April 7.

At the event, the Eze Ndigbo of Lagos, Chief Christian Nwachukwu, and other Igbo groups implored on all Igbo in Lagos State to vote for Ambode on Saturday.

“We endorse Ambode as governor of Lagos State. Our being here is to assure our sons and daughters and ask them to vote for Ambode en masse. You have been doing it since 1999 and this time will not be an exception. We have maintained this relationship for many years and we must ensure that it continues.”

“We are not here to talk about rights and wrongs, but politics and businesses. We will do our best to vote for Ambode. Our mind is made up and we love APC government and we have agreed to vote for the APC massively on Saturday.”

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