‘Let’s build Lagos together’ – Ambode tells Agbaje

Report gathered that the Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has called on the PDP governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje and others who contested against him to join hands with his administration to build the state.
Ambode spoke on Sunday while delivering his acceptance speech at the APC secretariat in Lagos shortly after he was declared winner of the governorship elections.
Ambode was announced as winner of the Saturday election after securing 811, 994 votes against his PDP’s closest rival, Agbaje who scored 659,788 votes.
“To my main opponent, Mr Jimi Agbaje of the PDP, I thank you for a keen contest and invite you, alongside other gubernatorial candidates, to join hands with me in moving Lagos forward,” he said.
Ambode also promised Lagos residents that his administration would build on the legacy and achievements of his predecessors, Governor Babatunde Fashola and Chief Bola Tinubu.
“I am humbled that you have placed your trust and faith in me.
“The love of this state and our common belief in what we can accomplish, our belief in what this state already is, and in what it is destined to become binds us together in a social and moral contract of high purpose.
“I shall honour that contract with every fiber of my being.
“This day I pledge to you that I shall devote myself to bringing even greater prosperity, growth and development to every inch of this state.
“I also pledge that I shall build on legacy and progress of my predecessors,” Ambode said.
The governor-elect promised to bring the best of ‎Lagos into his government saying that the people would be proud and glad for choosing him as their governor.
“The people of Lagos have demonstrated that Lagos is not about ethnicity or religion but about a common desire to enthrone good ‎governance.


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