BREAKING: Hamzat steps down for Sanwo-Olu in Lagos APC governorship race

A former Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Obafemi Hamzat, has withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos State.

Speaking during a press conference in Lagos on Saturday, Hamzat said he took the decision to support the ambition of Managing Director of the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

He also directed his supporters to cast their votes for Sanwo-Olu during the party’s primary holding on Sunday.

Incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is also in the race for a second term ticket.

Sanwo-Olu is believed to enjoy the backing of former Lagos governor and APC national leader, Bola Tinubu.

He was on Friday endorsed by Tinubu’s daughter and Iyaloja-General of Lagos, Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, and other market leaders in the state.

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