Jimi Agbaje Wins Lagos State PDP Governorship Primary Election
Nigeria News – Jimi Agbaje Wins Lagos State PDP Governorship Primary Election
Jimi Agbaje has emerged as the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Lagos state.
He was declared the winner after polling 1, 100 votes to defeat Adedeji Doherty, his closest contender who got 742 votes.
While declaring Agbaje victorious, Oyofo, the returning officer stated, “By the power conferred on me by the PDP constitution, I now declare Agbaje PDP candidate for the 2019 governorship election in Lagos state.
“Come 2019, the PDP will win the Lagos governorship election.”
Accepting the result, Doherty congratulated Agbaje on the victory.
“It’s all in the interest of our party and the people of Lagos state. We are resolute that in 2019, Agbaje will become governor,” Doherty stated.
Agbaje also contested in 2015 but lost to Akinwunmi Ambode, the incumbent governor.
The PDP governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje will now jostle for the Lagos State governorship seat with the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu.