Mr Tinubu, one of the national leaders of the ruling party, polled 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rival, former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who got 316 votes at the party’s Special National Convention held from June 6 to 8 in Abuja.
Meanwhile, thousands of APC loyalists trooped out and gathered in various groups in and around the airport to receive their leader.
Some of the personalities waiting to receive the former governor at the airport were Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo; Lagos Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat; APC Lagos State party Chairman, Cornelius Ojelabi; former Minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro; party leaders, local government area chairmen across the state and traditional rulers among others.
Traditional singers and dancers were at the airport entertaining the people while awaiting Mr Tinubu.
The supporters were seen displaying unique cultural heritage of Lagos such as Eyo Masquerade and other masquerades among others. Watch some videos below: