INEC Declares Sanwo-Olu Winner Of Lagos Governorship Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the Lagos governorship election.

Sanwo-Olu was announced the winner of the election at a few minutes past 1am on Monday.

The Labour Party (LP), which had Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour as its governorship candidate, rejected the result.

Announcing the result at the Lagos headquarters of INEC, Oladiji Adenike, the returning officer for the election, said Sanwo-Olu polled 762,134 votes to win the election.

The LP came second with 312,329 votes, while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) trailed in third place with 62,449 votes.

A total of 1,182,620 voters were accredited, while 1,155,678 votes were valid.

With the INEC declaration, Sanwo-Olu has secured a second term as governor of Lagos.

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