By John Owen Nwachukwu
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yielded triumph to Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the All Progressives Congress essential decision to maintain a strategic distance from indictment.
daily POST announced yesterday that Ambode, in a concise question and answer session surrendered overcome and saluted his rival Sanwo-Olu.
Before his stun acknowledgment of the outcome, there had been desire that the senator would battle the revelation of Sanwo-Olu as the champ of the state’s Tuesday governorship essential.
The race result was at first dropped by the APC National Working Committee board that had guaranteed to report another date for the essential.
The board likewise made a U-turn on Wednesday to pronounce Sanwo-Olu the victor, starting hypotheses that the representative would dismiss the move.
In any case, a couple of hours after the board’s new choice, Ambode’s media group sent a press proclamation that the representative would have a “world press instructions” causing more hypotheses even proposals that he may dump the decision party.
Ambode in the long run acknowledged thrashing and praised Sanwo-Olu.
Presently Punch guarantees that sources from both Ambode and a National Leader of the gathering, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s camps said that the move was intended to expel the strain, and also deflect the denunciation move being considered by gathering seniors.
The daily paper reports that when the communicate, Ambode hosted reached Tinubu and some gathering pioneers in an offer to guarantee them of his devotion to the gathering, and with a specific end goal to deflect the arraignment alternative.
The APC Publicity Secretary in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, said he didn’t know in regards to any peace move by the occupant representative, and also any arrangement.
He stated, “I don’t think about that.”
Another source told Punch, “He (Ambode) did not need the issue to get to that level; that is the reason he acknowledged the annihilation to diminish the strain in the state and stop any panicky activity by the gathering seniors. He likewise needed them to abandon him in peace to finish every one of his undertakings,” the source said.
One of Tinubu’s helpers additionally said it was still right on time to state.
He stated, “Ambode simply made his discourse, each other thing would spill out of the senator’s choice to acknowledge overcome and praise Sanwo-Olu.”