Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Welcomes Court of Appeal’s Verdict Upholding Electoral Victory

In a cordial response to the Court of Appeal’s decision, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu expressed his humility and appreciation for the ruling, which affirmed the mandate given to him and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, by the people of Lagos State. The court’s decision validated the choice of Lagosians who exercised their right to vote during the election.

“With deep gratitude to the Almighty God, I humbly accept today’s Appeal Court verdict, with a sense of responsibility and a desire to continue with the giant strides of our administration so as to leave a great legacy for our people.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu acknowledged the significance of the judicial pronouncement, stating that it adds to his confidence in the country’s judicial system. He commended the thorough examination of all issues by the court, emphasizing that the ruling leaves no doubt as to the rightful winner of the election, echoing the sentiments expressed by the Lagos State Elections Petition Tribunal.

In his statement, the governor affirmed the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s faith in the judicial process and assured that he and his deputy have met all constitutional requirements. Their focus now is on delivering democratic dividends to the people of Lagos State.

The judicial victory has further strengthened my resolve to impact the lives of Lagos residents positively, regardless of their political persuasion, in line with our THEMES+ development agenda.

Expressing gratitude to the Almighty, Governor Sanwo-Olu accepted the Court of Appeal’s verdict with a sense of responsibility. He expressed a commitment to continue the administration’s impactful strides, aiming to leave a lasting legacy for the people.

“We urge our opponents to embrace the olive branch and join our sure march to the Greater Lagos that keeps rising by the day.  May God bless Lagos State and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

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