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Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

🕔05:36, 20.Nov 2018

The Lagos governorship election 2019 was a nunc scitote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) until October 2018 when the bizarre dumping of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for second term by his estranged godfather in one of the most dramatic rejection of a godson in Nigeria politics threw the race wide open. Sen Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the Jagaban of Borgu, the godfather of the Lagos politics backed Mr. Jide Sanwu-Olu, a political neophyte. Consequently, opportunity beckons on dogged and the stealth Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the looming dark horse to end a 20-year chokehold on Lagos by Tinubu, the de facto Capo D Tutti of Lagos state (to borrow the words of Gov Amosun of Ogun State). There are 41 candidates jostling for the seat of power in Alausa but the race is essentially between PDP and APC.

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