Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr . Tunde Balogun, on Tuesday night declared Mr. Babajide Sanwo -Olu as the winner of the party ’s governorship primary.
Balogun declared that Sanwo -Olu polled 970, 851 votes to defeat incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with 72, 901 votes.
Balogun declared the election free and fair , thanking members of the party for coming out to vote .
Earlier in the day , the National Working Committee panel sent from Abuja to oversee the election had declared the primary invalid .
The panel , led by Mr. Clement Ebri , said the primary could not have held because the modality for its conduct was still being ironed out . But Balogun insisted that the poll held and it was valid .
“ It is my pleasure and delight to read the result of the election , conducted all over Lagos State, in all the 245 wards, to the public