Members of All Progressive Congress (APC), from Alimosho, the west senatorial district of Lagos State, have assured gubernatorial candidate of the party, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that the axis of the state would deliver him 500, 000 votes during governorship election come 2019.
They said that they would not only deliver the votes but also ensure he wins the election with highest votes, since Alimosho contributes largely and remains result determinant.
Besides, the stakeholders, in their unanimous voice, tabled their demands before the Lagos APC’s governorship candidate which included three commissioner seats, 10 directorship slots among others, just as they urged Sanwo-Olu to also not neglect youth from the axis, and that, providing them job opportunity and empowering their capacity would go a long way.
At a stakeholders meeting on Tuesday at Alimosho, which Sanwo-Olu, his running mate, Dr. Femi Hamzat and delegates from campaign team were in attendance, the entire leaders from the community claimed that they and members of the party had been able to silence People Democratic Party (PDP) and that their efforts were to ensure that the opposition is not giving chances to function in the axis.
The Apex Leader, Alimosho, Ikeja West Division of Lagos State, All Progressive Congress, Abdullahi Enilolobo, affirmed that the division would not fall short from delivering 500,000 votes for Sanwo-Olu during the governorship election come 2019, just as he promised to work to keep opposition away from moving close to the governorship candidate.
Solomon Olamilekan Adeola Yayi also gave his assurance, he said Alimosho is the backbone of Lagos and anyone who says otherwise is wrong. He said ” Alimosho is in our pockets”.
Sanwo-olu’s running mate, Dr. Femi Hamzat enjoined them to come out enmasse and vote for the All progressive congress candidates (APC). He said, “Senator Gaya in Kano had 130 million votes at just the primary elections, we should come out and beat that number”.
The gubernatorial candidate Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu implored the people of Alimosho to support his ambition, said the stakeholders should not relent on their promises; he promised to fulfill their wants and he mentioned that some people from this constituency are to be his special advisers. He thanked everyone there present and he also praised Alimosho as being a very important part of the state.
He said, “Alimosho is not only important to me, it is the soul and the heartbeat, Lagos west is critical to everyone of us”.