More trouble for Ambode as APC Reps Caucus dump him for Sanwo-Olu

More trouble for Ambode as APC Reps Caucus dump him for Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State All Progressives Congress House of Representatives members on Sunday endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as their candidate in the party’s governorship primary in the state.
The APC governorship primary in the state is scheduled for Monday (today).
Sixteen members of the House of Representatives from Lagos, led by the Leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, were in attendance at a briefing called to endorse the aspirant.
Speaking on behalf of the lawmakers, Gbajabiamila urged party members to vote for Sanwo-Olu in the primary election.
He said: “Sanwo-olu has rich pedigree, intimidating credentials.
“We have sat down and decided on Sanwo-Olu.
“We have given him our support for tomorrow because he has the best potential to take Lagos to higher levels.
“Members of the House look at things dispassionately, deliberately and take decisions.
“We endorsed Ambode in the past when he was the sole aspirant and was performing well. But politics is dynamic.
“Today, we believe in Sanwo-Olu and we encourage our members to vote for him.”

Gbajabiamila, however, urged party members to remain united, no matter the outcome of the primary.
In his response, Sanwo-Olu urged APC members in Lagos to come out and vote.
He said: “A vote for me will be a vote to taking Lagos to a higher level.
“We will bring back the glory to Lagos.”
On allegations of his arrest in America levelled against him by Governor Akinwumi Ambode at a briefing earlier in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu said he would not respond to that.
He said: “The party will handle that.
“I am focused on my campaign and not joining issues with anyone.”

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