…Defeats Agbaje in landslide victory
By Ireti Olaoni, March 11, 2019
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been elected the new governor of Lagos State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate scored the highest number of votes in the 2019 Lagos governorship election to emerge victor over his closest opponent, Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and 43 other candidates on the ballot.
According to official results declared by the electoral commission, INEC.
Mr Sanwo-Olu also won in all the local government areas in the state.
The former commissioner in Lagos state won 739,445 votes while Agbaje finished the race with 206,141 votes.
Agbaje failed to win in any of the state’s 20 local government areas as Sanwo-Olu coasted to victory in Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Epe, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Amuwo-Odofin, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Apapa, Somolu, Eti-Osa, Oshodi-Isolo, Mushin, Kosofe, Surulere, Badagry, Ojo, Alimosho, Ifako-Ijaye and Ajeromi-Ifelodun.
See details of the result for the Lagos governorship election below.
Lagos: Final official results
Here is the break down of the official results for the governorship election in Lagos state.
Total registered voters. 6,505,512
Accredited voters. 1,006,074