IT’S JIMI vs JIDE in Lagos.
Jimi Agbaje, a pharmacist, has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship election in Lagos state.
Agbaje defeated Deji Doherty to clinch the ticket. pic.twitter.com/d1M42uwrys
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He polled 1,100 votes to defeat his rival Adedeji Doherty who polled 742 votes.
Agbaje was the PDP candidate in the 2015 governorship election but lost to incumbent governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The primary election which lasted for two days was supervised by a panel chaired by Victor Kassim Oyofo.
Agbaje who was the party’s candidate in the 2015 election but he lost to Akinwunmi Ambode, incumbent governor of the state will be in the race with Jide Sanwo-Olu who recently emerged as the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).