Why I was Removed As Lagos Governor - Ambode Reveals

Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode have made some salient revelation on why he was denied his second term bid in 2019, despite his achievements in office.

According to statement posted on his support group, Ambode said;

"I constructed 22 roads in Alimosho and refused to award any of the contracts to Aregbesola and co.

"I insisted that contracts that had been awarded to party leaders under Fashola must be executed before they can be awarded new contracts under my regime.

"I wanted to phase out Danfos and Area boys from the streets of Lagos and introduce smarter means of transportation without Area boys and Agberos.

"I refused to pad the budget with 10% for house of assembly members led by Bayo Osinowo and Mudashir Obasa.

"I refused to grant the concession of 4th mainland bridge to Tinubu’s Hitech

"I refused to increase the amount of money being paid from the state revenue to Tinubu through Alpha Beta from 10% to 20%

"I developed Epe. Epe was never in their master plan.

"I refused to support Aregbesola and Bayo Osinowo’s senatorial ambitions because they are not Lagosians.

"I refused to use Lagos state funds to finance osun elections.

"I opposed Tinubu’s succession plan, which will see his son Seyi Tinubu becoming the next Governor of Lagos state after me".

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