Lagos Guber: New Twist as Tinubu’s Estranged Ally, Aregbesola, Rallies Support for Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Guber: New Twist as Tinubu’s Estranged Ally, Aregbesola, Rallies Support for Sanwo-Olu

  • What could be termed a surprise move has been made by the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola
  • This is as the former governor of Osun state rallies support for Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Lagos state ahead of the March 18 gubernatorial election
  • Aregbesola, while declaring his support for Sanwo-Olu's 2nd-term ambition, met with the Igbo residents and APC chieftains in Lagos, urging them to do the needful for the Lagos governor

Ahead of the March 18 governorship and state assembly elections in Lagos, the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has declared significant support for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s re-election.

On Sunday, March 12, the former Osun governor met with Igbo residents and stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to rally support for Sanwo-Olu.

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Rauf Arégbésolá, a former Governor of Osun State, APC stalwarts in Alimosho, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, 2023 election
Arégbésolá, a former Governor of Osun State, is one of the key leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Alimosho. Photo credit: Lagos Monitoring Team
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What Aregbesola did in Lagos on Sunday

Speaking to party faithful at his Ikeja home on Sunday, Aregbesola implored them to ensure the APC emerges victorious by embarking on different campaign strategies, including door-to-door campaigns to secure the party’s success at the poll.

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The minister's call was contained in a statement made public by his aide, Sola Fasure, on Monday, March 13, The Punch reported.

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President-elect Bola Tinubu is scheduled to meet with the senator and house of representatives members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Monday, March 13.

Some elected lawmakers had been spotted in town ahead of the meeting, while others confirmed they would attend the conference.

Senate President Ahmed Lawan was among those seen at the country's capital on Sunday, March 13.

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Rhodes-Vivour vs Sanwo-Olu: LP Gov’ship aspirant reveals what will determine fate of Lagosians

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Labour Party governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has again convinced Lagosians, especially the youths, why he should be given a chance on the state's number one seat of power, the office of the governor.

GRV, as he is fondly called, says that Nigerian youths are 90% close to taking over governance and having their dream country materialise.

The 40-year-old Rhodes-Vivour made this public at a conference in Ikeja on Thursday, March 10, where he said a new Lagos would give rise to a new Nigeria.


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