Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State has on Monday, June 17, defeated Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi, 2019 Governorship candidates of the AD and Labour party at the Election Petition Tribunal.
According to Gboyega Akosile, Deputy Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, the Tribunal threw out the petition from the Governorship candidates for lacking substance.
“Lagos State Governor Mr. @jidesanwoolu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal has thrown out their petitions for lack of substance,” He wrote on his Twitter handle.
Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi both of AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates had challenged the victory of Sanwo-Olu of All Progressive Congress, APC in the last guberantorial election of Lagos State.
However, barely two weeks after he was sworn in as governor, Sanwo-Olu said managing Lagos is not a tea party affairs.