In a spirit of humility, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State acknowledged the decision of the Court of Appeal, which ruled in his favor, upholding the mandate bestowed upon him and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, by the citizens of Lagos. The court’s verdict, delivered today, reinforces the confidence of the governor in the Nigerian judicial system, aligning with the outcomes of the Lagos State Elections Petition Tribunal.
The Court of Appeal meticulously examined all pertinent issues surrounding the election, leaving no room for ambiguity regarding the rightful winner. Governor Sanwo-Olu expressed gratitude for the judicial victory and emphasized his commitment to fulfilling constitutional requirements while focusing on delivering democratic dividends to the people of Lagos.
The governor’s acceptance of the verdict comes with a deep sense of responsibility, as he looks forward to continuing the impactful governance and leaving a lasting legacy through the THEMES+ development agenda. Encouraging opponents to embrace collaboration for the progress of Lagos, Governor Sanwo-Olu reiterated his dedication to positively impacting the lives of residents, transcending political affiliations.
As the judicial triumph strengthens his resolve, the governor extends an olive branch to political adversaries, inviting them to join in the collective effort towards building a Greater Lagos that continues to thrive.
May divine blessings continue to grace Lagos State and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.