Akinwumi Ambode, governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC in Lagos State has promised to provide residents of the state with equal opportunities and deliver selfless service, if elected in February’s Presidential election.
Addressing a group, including Tokunbo Korodo, Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Lagos Zone at his Gbagada campaign office during the weekend, Ambode said, “Irrespective of your tribe, creed, religion and physical disability, the APC government will look after you and recognize your rights.”
He added that his administration will not discriminate; but look after the welfare of the residents.
Ambode said the people of the state deserve a man with a track record of performance and excellence at this time in order to enjoy continued growth and development.
This was contained in a statement signed by Steve Ayorinde, Director of Media and Communications, Ambode Campaign Organisation and made available to TELL.
The former accountant general of the state said Lagos residents need a man who is tested, who understands governance and an experienced administrator who will not experiment with the resources and growth template of the state, as governor.
“The governor that Lagos State deserves at this period of our continued growth and development is a man with a track record of performance and excellence; a man who is tested, who understands governance and is an experienced administrator who will not experiment with the resources and growth template of this state. I, Akinwunmi Ambode, is that man,” the statement quoted Ambode.
Calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to ensure that all eligible voters in the state get their Permanent Voters Cards, PVC, Ambode said it is the only way to ensure that INEC’s preparedness is beyond rhetoric.
“Our vision is clear about the direction that Lagos State should face after 15 years of solid foundation and progress. And this is what our campaign is all about. We must consolidate and build on the achievements of the past administration of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the incumbent actualiser, Babatunde Fashola, SAN. Lagos deserves excellence through a combination of requisite experience and selfless service. Lagos does not depend on sharing of oil revenue any longer.
“Lagos is creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive and for citizens and corporate sector to pay their taxes. Sports, entertainment and tourism are goldmines waiting to be tapped and taken to the next level in Lagos State. This is no time to experiment with the future of our state and we are convinced that the majority of Lagosians appreciate that fact,” he said.
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