The All Progressives Congress has upturned its defeat in the Presidential elections in Lagos State, with its Candidate, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu winning a second term by a comfortably wide margin.
The Returning Officer for the polls, Adenike Oladiji said Sanwo-Olu polled 762,134 votes to defeat Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour of Labour Party who scored 312,329 and Olajide Adediran of the Peoples Democratic Party who got 62,449Votes.
Of the 20 local government areas declared in Lagos State, the incumbent won in 19 while Rhodes-Vivour won one.
Earlier, Candidate of the Labour Party in Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour vowed to challenge Saturday’s Governorship election.
Featuring in a televised interview, Gbadebo accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of colluding with the ruling All Progressives Congress to manipulate results in some polling units.
He subsequently insisted that he would not acknowledge defeat and will not congratulate Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu if he’s declared winner.