LagosAPCPrimaries: Sanwo-Olu sends a thrilling thank you message to Lagosian
The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sends a thrilling thank you message to Lagosian after defeating the incumbent governor, Akinwunmi Ambode 970,851 votes to 72,901 in a keenly contested primary.
His thank you note was contained in a statement signed by the Director General of his Campaign Organisation Tayo Ayinde.
According to him, the people of Lagos state has shown loyalty and commitment to the All Progressive Congress (APC) by participating in the direct primaries.
The statement reads:
“We hereby unreservedly express our gratitude to our faithful members for the loyalty, commitments and determination to our great party by participating in the direct gubernatorial primary election in Lagos State on the 2nd of October 2018.
“In the same vein, we also like to appreciate the overwhelming moral supports received from non-members of our great party during the exercise
“Our sincere appreciation also goes to President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and all the leaders of our great party for holding true tenet of democracy.
“At this juncture, it is pertinent to acknowledge the gallantry displayed by the security agencies, the cooperation of the press and exhibition of close observation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the just concluded direct primary of our great party.
“Most importantly, we are grateful to members of the state chapter of our great party who voted for Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu en-masse during the gubernatorial primary election and making him emerge as flag-bearer of our great party for the general election in 2019.
“We urge our entire members to remain focused and work assiduously towards the general election in 2019.
“To all my party faithful members and 970,851 people who voted overwhelmingly for me during governorship primary election yesterday in Lagos, you all deserve my profound appreciation. You are the hero of our democracy. Thank you once again,”