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We will ensure APC remain party of choice, says Sanwo-Olu

Ahead of November 16 governorship election in Ondo State, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest will continue to work with stakeholders to ensure APC remains the party of choice. Governor Sanwo-Olu, the APC Southwest zonal coordinator, said members of the National Working Committee and Zonal Working Committee would intervene in issues ...

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Lagos 2023: Supreme Court upholds gov Sanwo-Olu’s victory

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Governor of Lagos State. Justice Garba Lawal who read the lead judgment, dismissed the appeal filed by the Labour Party, LP, candidate, Mr Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour. Earlier, Sanwo-Olu had urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the appeals against his victory at the February 25 governorship election. Rhodes-Vivour, and the ...

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LASG didn’t fund Sanwo-Olu’s legal fees- Commissioner

Lagos State government debunked a report on social media that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu paid his lawyers from the state government’s funds, describing it as false. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, stated this, while reacting to a post on X (formerly Twitter), by the Labour Party, LP, candidate, Mr. Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, accusing Governor Sanwo-Olu of funding his ...

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Appeal Court affirms Sanwo-Olu’s victory

The State and National Assembly Appeal Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate Olajide Adediran, challenging the victory of Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the validly elected winner of the March 18 governorship election in the state. The three-man panel unanimously affirmed the decision of the Lagos State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal ...

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Rhodes-Vivour vs Sanwo-Olu: Appeal Court to deliver judgement today

The Court of Appeal in Lagos will on Wednesday, November 15 (today) deliver judgement on the appeal challenging the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, filed by the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Abdulazeez Olajide Adediran. A notice sent out by the court to parties in the appeal indicated the judgement would ...

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Lagos Assembly confirms new Sanwo-Olu’s nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday, October 24, confirmed new nominees for the State Executive Council (SEC), and heads of some government agencies and parastatals. While Kemi Ogunyemi was confirmed a member of the SEC, Peregrine Victoria Mopelola was confirmed chairman of the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) and Mrs. Kafayat Ajenifuja was confirmed a member of the commission. ...

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My victory at tribunal a call to greater service- Sanwo-Olu

There was jubilation yesterday in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos Chapter, following the verdict of the tribunal affirming the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, at the poll. The governor described the judgment as a victory for all, urging Lagosians to cooperate with his administration to achieve more for the state. The Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Sanwo-Olu knows fate on Monday as tribunal delivers judgement

The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has fixed a date to deliver judgment on petitions brought before it after the 2023 election. The judgement will be delivered on Monday, September 25. The governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour made this disclosure on Saturday. Via a post on X, Rhodes-Vivour said he has been told that the ruling ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu charges new political appointees to cooperate with lawmakers

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the new commissioners to cooperative with members of the House of Assembly in the discharge of their duties. He spoke yesterday at the swearing-in of the 37 commissioners and special advisers at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja. The governor advised the commissioners and SA’s to build on the successes recorded in the administration’s ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu swears in new Commissioners, Advisers

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has sworn in 38 commissioners and special advisers, with a charge for the new cabinet members to ensure delivery of THEMES’ developmental agenda. The governor, who also charged the cabinet members to reflect excellence in the discharge of their duties, expressed optimism on a better society, saying, “I see a bigger Lagos rising.” Sanwo-Olu gave ...

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