Lagos APC picks Hamzat as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate

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The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has chosen a former Commissioner for Works, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, as the running mate to its governorship candidate in 2019, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

The Chairman, Lagos APC, Mr Tunde Balogun, officially presented Hamzat on Sunday during a press conference at the party secretariat.

Those present at the event were Sanwo-Olu, state Deputy Chairman, Mr Sunny Ajose, Vice-Chairman (Lagos East), Chief Kaoli Olusanya, Secretary, Dr Wale Ahmed, and Publicity Secretary, Mr Joe Igbokwe.

Balogun described Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat as a fantastic team that would deepen development in Lagos if voted for in 2019.

He said, “The highest decision-making body of the APC, together with all the relevant stakeholders in Lagos State, has endorsed Dr Obafemi Hamzat as the running mate to the party candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

“After the endorsement, it is important for me to publicly and officially present him as the running mate of our candidate, Mr Sanwo-Olu in 2019.’’

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