Babajide Sanwoolu, the current managing director of Lagos State Property Development Corporation (LSPDC), is a Former Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry who has joined the governorship race of the state against the sitting governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. He is seen as the biggest threat and roadblock to Ambode’s chance at re-election as he allegedly has the backing and support of Tinubu and 50 other APC leaders.
He is a public sector expert in human resources and policy formulation. has a robust public sector experience spanned over eight years during which he was at different times, Honourable Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Honourable Commissioner for Budget and Planning, and Honourable Commissioner for Establishment and Training in Lagos State.
It has been alleged that 50 council chairmen loyal to Ahmed Bola Tinubu, have met and pledged their support for Jide Sanyaolu Sanwoolu, following Tinubu’s declaration of support for him as his preferred candidate.
Will Sanwoolu win the 2019 Lagos governorship elections?