According to a report by Vanguard, 10 Lagos governorship candidates have stepped down to declare support for Akinwunmi Ambode, who is running under APC in the forthcoming April 11th governorship election in the state.
The 10 governorship aspirants released a statement today saying they have shelved their individual ambitions to be the governor of Lagos State to support the candidature of Ambode. They said;
“Without mincing words, we collectively as candidates of various political parties, have decided to join hands together with Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode of APC to give Lagosians a deserving government at this time. We unanimously give our unwavering solidarity to work together with Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode of the APC come 11th April 2015, slated by the Independent National Electoral Commission for gubernatorial election. We enjoin all our teeming supporters across the state to take this declaration and sound it loud and clear that Akinwunmi Ambode, is the candidate to take Lagos to the next level.”