By Olawale Abdul-Fatah
The Lagos Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has relieved members of his campaign team including volunteers of their duties, barely two weeks after the elections.
Sanwo-Olu was declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) winner of the election after he polled more votes than other candidates.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, who campaigned vigorously, setup the campaign team, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Organisation (BOSCO), employing several hands to complements the party structures before, during and after the poll.
Director General, BOSCO, Tayo Ayinde, disclosed the directives in a statement made available to The Guild on Thursday, said that the campaign activities which was reason for setting up the team has been concluded.
According to him, this formal demobilization of the campaign team, comprising volunteers and staff, becomes necessary to enable individuals in these categories go about their personal lives, private businesses and employment, after several months of hard work and dedication to the campaign.
Ayinde said: “Now that the campaign is over, and election has been concluded, we are currently in the transition phase, for which a team will be constituted in due time. BOSCO remains grateful to all campaign staff and volunteers for their work and efforts towards the electoral victory of Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State.”
While commending their sacrifices and doggedness towards the March 9th elections, he stated that the victory would not have been possible without their commitment and diligence.
“We are extremely grateful to you for your time and expertise donated to the campaign. The Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu extends his gratitude for your labour of love and gives assurance of good governance, which is your motivation for joining his campaign”.