Every four years, Nigeria experiences a new era of governance which takes effect on the 29th of May. Although the country sworn in His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, the Centre of Excellence, Lagos state brought in a new captain.
At about 11am, Babajide Olushola Sanwa-Olu was sworn in as the 15th governor of Lagos state alongside his deputy, Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat by the Chief Judge of Lagos, Justice Opeyemi Oke.
In his inaugural speech tagged “Awakening a Greater Lagos”, Sanwa-Olu urged Lagosians to not just dream of a bigger and better Lagos but to collectively come together to build a Lagos of everyone’s dreams.
The inauguration was witnessed by top dignitaries. Amongst them were Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, Oba of Lagos, HRH Rilwan Akiolu, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa and some others.