Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi has emerged as the new Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State.
Ojelabi, a former Commissioner and member of the House of Representatives. was elected at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan on Saturday.
The state Congress conducted by the Electoral Committee appointed by the National Caretaker Committee of All Progressives Congress and supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, members of our party in Lagos elected state executive members at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan.
In a swift reaction, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the new chairman and other state executives.
“I have absolute confidence in the new team that will be steering the party’s affairs in Lagos. Our new chairman brings a brilliant resume as a loyal chieftain. He will definitely work with his team to deepen the party’s stronghold in the State.” He stated
“We have come to the end of the State congress and all party members are happy with the peaceful conduct of the process and with the outcome. I’m certain that the leadership that emerged from this exercise is a case of putting round pegs in round holes.”
The Governor said the new chairman has the mandate to reach out to aggrieved party members and bring them back to the fold.