In real demonstration of spirit of sportsmanship, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje has accepted defeat by recognizing the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of the governorship poll in Lagos. He also congratulated the winner for beating him.
Sanwo-Olu polled 739,445 votes to defeat Jimi Agbaje of the PDP, who polled 206,141 votes.
Sanwo-Olu defeated Agbaje by 533,304 votes, making it a landslide victory for the APC candidate.
However, Sanwo-Olu, on his twitter handle said at exactly 19:07pm, Agbaje called him to congratulate him on his victory at the poll.
“At exactly 19:07pm, I received a call. Thank you @jimiagbaje for your congratulatory call filled with kind words. It was an intense campaign and I am happy we can now focus on the very important job at hand; delivering a Lagos that works for all,” he said.