A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the former governor in the state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has finally opened up on the decision to remove Akinwumi Ambode for a second term as Lagos State Governor.
According to him, Ambode’s administration lacks good leadership abilities and consequently was leading Lagos State in the wrong direction and couldn’t be allowed to continue that way as he was heading in the wrong direction.
Tinubu further disclosed that the drift between Ambode’s leadership and the vision for Lagos State became noticeable between 2017-2018.
The APC National leader said this on Friday at a ceremony to commission a flyover bridge at Pen Cinema, which was started by the Ambode’s administration but completed by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration.
Tinubu added that the errors noticed by political leaders in the state is what led to the decision to jettison Ambode and bring Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Obafemi Hamzat, on board.
According to the APC leader, though they were not sure of what the performance of Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat would be, the two leaders have so far proven their worth despite the prevailing challenges.
He commended the Sanwo-Olu administration for steering the state back in the right direction, describing him and his team as “great performers and doers”.
Tinubu had also warned the youths against the destruction of properties and infrastructures in the state.