- Obafemi Hamzat, one of the governorship aspirants in Lagos state, has stepped down for Babajide Sanwo-Olu
- He also urged his supporters to work for Sanwo-Olu, saying the decision is in the collective interest of the party
- The fight for Lagos APC governorship ticket is now between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Sanwo-Olu
One of the leading governorship aspirants in Lagos, Obafemi Hamzat, has announced that he is stepping down for Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the direct governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) holding on Sunday, September 30 across the state.
NAIJ.com gathered that while announcing his decision to step down, Hamzat also enjoined all his supporters to work for Sanwo-Olu, saying the decision is in the collective interest of the party.
The governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) holding in the state tomorrow, Sunday, September 30, would now be a straight fight between the incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Independent reports that the reconciliatory efforts being made by the campaign team of Sanwo-Olu to woo aggrieved members of the APC seems to be paying off.
Sanwo-Olu was on Friday, September 29, endorsed by the Iyaloja-General of Lagos state, Chief Mrs Folashade Tinubu- Ojo and other market leaders in state.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s direct primary election, Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state declared his readiness for the party's primary election.
It was reported that the embattled governor, together with his campaign team approved the training of not less than 1,960 residents of the state to hold the position of agents in the all the 245 wards of the 20 local government areas where the primary election process will hold on Sunday, September, 30.
It was gathered that the training was part of the master plan inaugurated by the Ambode Campaign Organisation (ACO) to ensure that credibility and rules of fair play are duly followed.
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