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Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu struggles to emerge from Tinubu's shadow

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and President Bola Tinubu on 26 November 2022.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and President Bola Tinubu on 26 November 2022. © Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP
Sanwo-Olu has been at the helm of Lagos State, Africa's fifth largest economy, since 2019 but has only had a handful of loyal followers to help him. And the president continues to pull the strings in the state he once governed. [...]
Published on 15.12.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 5 minutes Thibaut Lanchon
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