The incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, is in early lead, as Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC commences collation of result from the 20 Local Government Areas.
According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje, 16 results are so far available at the collation centre in Yaba. The other four are being awaited.
The election is a three-horse race between incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of ruling APC, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour (GRV) of the Labour Party and Adediran Abdul-Azeez (Jandor) of the Peoples Democratic Party.
In other news, actor and politician, Desmond Elliot, also win his reelection bid back to the Lagos State House of Assembly.
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Elliot, who contested on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), won his reelection bid after securing 17,837 votes to defeat Adebayo Bode of the Labour Party (LP) who polled 7,822 votes.
Thompson Sulaimon Abolaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) followed after Bode with 1,045 votes.
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In the wake of his victory, Elliot has been spotted in a viral video celebrating with his fans in Surulere.
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