Lagos APC primary: A-Z of intrigues that led to Ambode’s ouster


By Emmanuel Aziken, Dapo Akinrefon, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Ebun Sessou & Monsuru Olowoopejo

lagos—High level intrigues for political ascendancy in Lagos State  ended abruptly yesterday after somersaults by the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship election panel.

Sanwo-Olu and Ambode

The panel’s recognition of the result of the direct primary which threw up Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the governorship candidate of the party was within hours recognised by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode who became the first governor of the Fourth Republic in the state to be denied a second term by his party.

Ambode’s concession immediately cooled tension in the state. There were, however, doubts if the outgoing governor would be accorded the soft landing that had earlier been reportedly packaged for him by the political establishment in the state.

The political leader of the state, Asiwaju Bola…

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