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JUST IN: Sanwo-Olu re-elected Lagos governor

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been re-elected as the governor of Lagos State.

Mr Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared the winner of Saturday’s governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the early hours of Monday.

He secured a total of 762,134 votes against his main challengers — Olajide ‘Jandor’ Adediran of the PDP who polled 62,449 and Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour of the LP who got 312,329 votes.

INEC Returning officer, Adenike Oladiji, who announced the result said Mr Sanwo-Olu scored 25 percent of the total number of votes and also the highest number of votes in the race.

She also said the governor cleared 19 out of the 20 local government areas of the state.

Mr Sanwo-Olu, she added, polled the highest number of votes in Ikeja, Apapa, Badagry, Lagos Island, Epe, Agege, Ibeju-lekki, Kosofe, Surulere and Somolu.

Others are Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos Mainland, Alimosho, Ojo, Ikorodu, Mushin and Oshodi-Isolo and Eti-Osa.

Mr Rhodes-Vicour won in one local government area — Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area.

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