2023: APC remains party to beat in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu declares as party flags off campaign

2023: APC remains party to beat in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu declares as party flags off campaign

Island, Lagos - Governor Babajaide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has stated that he is confident that the people of the state would reciprocate his kind gesture towards them by re-electing him in the forthcoming general election.

Legit. ng's editor who is on the ground at Onikan stadium during the flag-off of the governorship campaigns of the All Progressives Congress (APC), reports that the governor maintained that would win all electives positions at the poll.

APC, Sanwo-Olu
Supporters trooped out at Onikan Stadium on December 3, as the ruling APC flags-off campaign for Governor Sanwo-Olu's reelection. Credit: Wale Akinola.
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He said:

“Just a week ago, our party flagged off its presidential campaign where Lagosians in large numbers trooped out to receive Senator Bola Tinubu and his vice presidential candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima.
"APC remains a party to beat in Lagos. In the last three years, we have tried our best to bring good governance to you. Our theme of the campaign now is a greater Lagos rising. You can see our commitment in all our BRT corridors. You have seen roads being constructed.

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"You have seen for the first time, the flood did not carry us, you have seen what we have done in education, over 1000 school buildings have been constructed. When we came on board, Lagos's performance in WAEC was about 40%, but now we record 80%. It’s been an interesting and challenging journey for myself and the cabinet in the last three and a half years.
"We have seen global economic meltdown but we have continued to scale through. We have come out better and stronger. He further stated: "With the slogan of our campaign, a greater Lagos rising. Why is Lagos rising? Lagos is rising because of our numerous achievements under the THEMES agenda.

He further stated that:

"We have seen the commitment of our government. What more can we say? We have seen infrastructures being constructed, completed and handed over to Lagosians.

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"Therefore, I want to say that for a greater Lagos, go out there from house to house, campaign and vote for all our candidates from the presidency down to the State House of Assembly.”

He urged the people of the state to want to vote for me all the candidates of our party.

In his speech, the speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, said he was very certain all the candidates would win the election, adding that he and other candidates would not disappoint Lagosians.

The governor handed over party flags to the candidates including the House of Assembly, Reps and Senate.

Earlier in his address, Senator Ganiyu Solomon, the director-general of the APC campaign in Lagos, appreciated the party chieftains who graced the event. 

The state chairman of the party, Cornelius Ojelabi said he was happy that people showed their readiness to vote for Governor Sanwo-Olu with their PVC.

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He said: 

"The only language our governor understands is development. We are happy that the governor has fulfilled his promises and this is the time to reelect him.
"Our party means progressives and we believe in the friendship we have established with you and we know that with your support, our governor will be reelected. As a party, we must win all elected offices to serve our people better. I hereby enjoin you to vote Sanwoolu once more."

Senator Anthony Adefuye, a member of the Governors Advisory Council (GAC), said the presidential and governorship candidates of the party would emerge winners in the forthcoming election.

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He urged the people of the state to vote en masse for Sanwo-Olu.

Adefuye said:

"He is the best candidate. He has served the people better and he deserves to be reelected. The purpose of coming here today is to inform you about Sanwoolu seeking reelection. In the history of this dispensation, this is the first time, a Yoruba man seeking to be president.

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A chieftain of APC, Cardinal James Odumbaku, popularly known as Baba Eto, said it is time to be appreciative of their leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu by voting him to become president in 2023.

He said:

"We must vote for Sanwoolu and all our candidates of the party in the forthcoming elections."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, would not attend the Arise TV town hall meeting slated for Sunday, December 4.

It was reported that Bayo Onanuga, the media and publicity secretary of the APC presidential campaign council, made this known on Saturday, December 3.

Onanuga disclosed that Tinubu has his schedule and activities in a bid to intensify his campaign and presidential bid for the 2023 general elections.

Source: Legit.ng

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