Bye-elections: Sanwo-Olu woos Lagos East electorate for APC



Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday implored residents of Lagos East Senatorial District to vote for candidates of the All Congress (APC) in the Dec. 5 bye-elections.

Sanwo-Olu solicited for during the of the 28-room Senator Bayo Osinowo Administrative Block at Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Secretariat, Alapere, Lagos.

He urged the electorate to come out en masse to vote for Mr Tokunbo Abiru for Lagos East Senatorial District and Mr Obafemi Saheed for Kosofe II, Lagos House of Assembly.

The two seats became vacant following the deaths of Sen. Bayo Osinowo and Hon. Tunde Buraimoh, earlier this year.

Sanwo-Olu implored residents of the area to work toward APC’s victory in the bye-elections.

“I want to go out next Saturday, Dec. 5 and vote enmasse for our candidates, Tokunbo Abiru and Obafemi Saheed. Our party must have large number of from Kosofe Local Government.

“The APC candidates are people who can be trusted. So, we must all support Abiru to win the senatorial election and Saheed for the Lagos House of Assembly. We must all work hard to ensure they win,” he said.

In his address, Chairman of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, Mr Dele Oshinowo, said APC had presented the best candidates among the best for the Dec. 5 bye-elections.

“My people of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, please don’t be deceived or cajoled by the retrogressive, are free to undertake a background check on the candidates put by our party.

“The facts are in the domain, and from all appraisals on their personalities. It is obvious the APC has presented the best candidates among the best.

“For our administration to succeed and continue flourishing with landmark achievements such as today’s commissioning, my resolute people of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, I will implore to come out enmasse and vote for our party’s candidates,” Oshinowo said.

He said that this would enable his administration to integrate with the candidates’ plans, both at the federal and legislatures.

According to him, at the long run, citizens of the LCDA will enjoy dividends of democracy through robust partnership. (NAN)