Mr. Jimi Agbaje, a pharmacist by profession and an entrepreneur has been announced as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for Lagos State defeating a former Minister of State for Defence and Nigeria’s ex-High Commissioner to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro.
Agbaje scored 432 votes of 806 while Obanikoro scored 346. The other aspirants, Babatunde Gbadamosi got 21 votes; Tokunbo Kamson, 46 votes and Adedeji Doherty, 21 votes.
The result was announced around 11: 20PM on Monday night.
Agbaje will be contesting with Akinwunmi Ambode of All Progressive Congress party for the seat of governor in Lagos State.