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Fashola Was Tinubu’s ‘Pillar’ When He Governed Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu hailed his predecessor, Babatunde Fashola on the occasion of his 59th birthday describing him as a ‘pillar of support’ to the administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the state.

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Fashola Was Tinubu’s ‘Pillar’ When He Governed Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu made the comment in a birthday message to the Minister of and Housing on Tuesday.

Fashola succeeded Tinubu as governor of Lagos State in 2007 and was re-elected in 2011. Before that, he served as the Chief of in Tinubu’s administration.

Sanwo-Olu noted that Fashola’s commitment, loyalty and track records made him a worthy successor to Tinubu.

Part of the message reads, “Mr Babatunde Fashola is a true of Lagos State. He was a major pillar of support as Chief of when our National Leader and Presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Bola Tinubu was Governor of Lagos State. His commitment, loyalty and track records made him a worthy successor to Asiwaju and he built on the solid foundation.

“On this special day, I wish our own BRF the very best that can offer. I wish him more years of good health and sound mind for continued service to Lagos State, and humanity as a whole.”

Sanwo-Olu succeeded Akinwunmi Ambode as Lagos state governor in 2019. He has also won the ruling governorship ticket to contest in the 2023 general election.

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