Akin Ambode’s speech after winning APC Lagos guber primary, After emerging victorious in the keenly contested Lagos gubernatorial primary which dragged on till the early hours of this morning at the Onikan Stadium, finance expert, Akinwunmi Ambode has given a brief speech accepting his nomination to fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ambode who contested with Femi Hamzat, Olasupo Sashore, Ganiyu Solomon, Tokunbo Wahab, Leke Pitan and 5 others emerged victorious after thousands of delegates from all parts of the state cast their votes late into the night.
Ambode acknowledged the fighting spirit of his opponents saying he has nothing but respect for them.
“I have nothing but commendation and respect for putting up a good fight. The success of this primary and the victory that has come out of it is not just for me but for all of us that stepped into the water. It is a victory for Lagosians and for democracy,” he said. PROCEED TO SEE MORE ON PAGE 2