Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has endorsed the Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the 2019 gubernatorial election.
Mr. Otedola, who is the Chairman of Forte Oil PLC, disclosed this in a post on his official Instagram handle on Saturday, describing Sanwo-Olu as his childhood friend and the incoming governor of Lagos State.
He wrote, “Dinner at my residence yesterday evening with my childhood friend, APC governorship candidate, Jide Sanwo-Olu; the governor in waiting.”
It had been rumoured that will be running for Lagos state governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Media practitioner, Dele Momodu had said in September that Otedola personally confirmed to him that he would be contesting the governorship seat.