- Motor touts and market leaders who close the market should prepare to be jailed if the PDP governorship, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, is elected as governor in the 2023 election
- Adediran, who is popularly known as Jandor, made the vow on Sunday evening while presenting the PDP governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom to the Akwa Ibom indigenes living in Lagos
- The governorship hopeful also promised that he would new life to the leadership in Lagos as he would govern the state without any godfather
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Victoria Island, Lagos - The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has promised to cut the power of transport union and motor park touts in the state.
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Adediran made the vow on Sunday, October 30, while presenting the party’s governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom, Pastor Umo Eno, to the indigenes living in Lagos state, The Punch reported.
The governorship hopeful also said that he is prepared to give the people of the state new hope in life.
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Jandor spoke at the event held at the Nigerian Airforce, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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The PDP candidate also vowed to jail market leaders who close the market, noting that he would not have any godfather.
Read his statement in part:
“We will check the excesses of motor touts as well as Iyaloja and Babaloja in the state.
“Anyone that closes any market in the state would be sent to prison. I am not going to have any godfather."
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Legit.ng earlier reported that the Lagos state chapter of the APC has received no less than 5000 defectors from the PDP in the state.
The defectors were said to be Olajide Adediran, the PDP governorship candidate's "Lagos for Lagos" movement.
The state deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat, received the defectors at the APC office in Ogba area of Ikeja in Lagos.
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Mimiko, who led Wike's team in negotiating with Atiku over the long rift between the two PDP leaders, said he was neither consulted nor consented to the list and that he stands with Wike on justice and fairness.
Governor Wike and four other southern governors have been calling for the removal of the party's national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, to accommodate fairness and equity.