2023: Gbajabiamila Speaks About Rumoured Ambition to Takeover Sanwo-Olu's Job

2023: Gbajabiamila Speaks About Rumoured Ambition to Takeover Sanwo-Olu's Job

  • Femi Gbajabiamila has discredited media reports about his plans to unseat the current governor of Lagos state in 2023
  • According to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Governor Sanwo-Olu's performance in the last two years has surpassed expectations
  • Gbajabiamila insisted that he doesn't have immediate plan to contest, adding that his job right now is very tough

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has reacted to the reports claiming that he intends to contest the 2023 governorship election in Lagos state.

The Nation reports that Gbajabiamila speaking in an interview with Channels Television dismissed the speculations as untrue.

Femi Gbajabiamila
Femi Gbajabiamila has dismissed the rumour that he is nursing a governorship ambition. Photo credit: @FemiGbajabiamila
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According to him, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was doing a great job in the midst of the difficult time Lagos has had.

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The speaker said the thought of contesting for Lagos state's number one position has never crossed his mind, adding that close to him have been told to allow him concentrate on the job he is doing, P.M News added.

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The lawmaker, representing Surulere 1 Federal Constituency in the National Assembly said the thought of contesting any election at this point will distract him from his current job which is tough.

Gbajabiamila stressed that he doesn't have any plan to be governor though the southwest state had a one-time state leader before.

Lagos state governor, Sanwo-Olu visits Tinubu in London

Earlier, photos of Lagos governor visiting his political mentor and former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, emerged.

The photos were shared by the United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on its official page.

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In the pictures, Sanwo-Olu who adorned a jacket, chinos, and sports footwear was seen conversing with Tinubu, who looked relaxed in a simple shirt and trousers.

Cute photo released as Sanwo-Olu bags prestigious award in Lagos

Meanwhile, Governor Sanwo-Olu on Friday, August 27, received the Marketing Edge Outstanding Political Brand Icon of the Year Award.

The theme of the award, according to Sanwo-Olu on his Facebook page was Rethinking the Blue Ocean Strategy in Uncertain Times.

The governor noted that the event focuses on how politicians and stakeholders are redefining governance and government machinery to create better service across sectors.

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