BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Wins 18 LGs, Leads LP’s Rhodes-Vivour With Over 400,000 Votes
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has cleared 15 of the 20 local government (LGs) in the March 18 governorship election conducted in the state.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and incumbent who is seeking reelection has 736,171 votes at the collation of 18 local government results on Sunday.
Sanwo-Olu is ahead of Labour Party (LP)’s Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour who presently has 292,362 from the 15 LGs announced so far.
The governor is also ahead of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Olajide Adediran aka Jandor who has 60,981 votes from the 15 local governments.
Governorship elections were held in 28 of Nigeria’s 36 states on Saturday. The governorship and state assembly elections were held a week later than initially scheduled after a court case forced INEC to move them forward.