since Babajide Sanwo-Olu emerged the governorship candidate of the ruling party in Lagos state, All Progressive Congress, who would be his opponent from the the most prominent opposition party, People Democratic Party, had been subject of discussion in the state. However, that may have been settled and what the picture of governorship race in the state would be clearer,as Jimi Agbaje has emerged the governorship flag bearer of PDP in the state, come 2019.
Agbaja, in the PDP governorship primary, defeated his closest opponent, Engineer Deji Doherty with a clear margin. He scored 1,100 while Doherty had 742 votes. Jimi Agbaje, it will be recalled came second in the 2015 governorship election when he lost the winning position to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.