APC La­gos West Warns Sanwo-olu Against Over­rat­ing Self

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - By Seye Olu­mide By Leo Sobechi

LEAD­ERS of the rul­ing All Pro­gres­sives Congress (APC) in La­gos West, have warned the party’s flag bearer for the 2019 gov­er­nor­ship elec­tion, Mr. Baba­jide Sanwo-olu against over­rat­ing self, if he even­tu­ally wins.

Ad­mon­ish­ing Sanwo-olu dur­ing a thank you visit to

ES­tate Chap­ter of All Pro­gres­sives Congress (APC) has de­clared Mr. Ge­orge Tagbo Ogara as the bonafide gov­er­nor­ship can­di­date of the party in the state, stress­ing that claims by Se­na­tor Ayogu Eze, who joined the party a few days ago, are cal­cu­lated at­tempts at deceiving and con­fus­ing vot­ers. the sen­a­to­rial dis­trict in La­gos yes­ter­day, the lead­ers, among whom were: Dr. Yomi Fin­nih; Chief Rabiu Oluwa, South West APC Women Leader, Mrs. Kemi Nel­son; im­me­di­ate past State Chair­man, Otunba Henry Ajo­mali; Se­na­tor Ganiyu Solomon, among oth­ers, said it is im­por­tant for Sanwo-olu to place in-

The is­sue of APC gov­er­nor­ship and Na­tional As­sem­bly pri­maries in Enugu State has been a sub­ject of dis­pu­ta­tions and pe­ti­tions by fac­tions. This has de­layed sub­mis­sion of list of the party’s can­di­dates to the In­de­pen­dent Na­tional Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (INEC).

But in a state­ment made ter­est of the state, peo­ple and the party above per­sonal pur­pose.

Fin­nih urged him not to de­vi­ate from the De­vel­op­men­tal Mas­ter Plan al­ready laid down for La­gos.

The lead­ers also ad­vised him to ad­dress poverty by con­nect­ing his gov­ern­ment to the peo­ple at the grass­roots. avail­able to one of the party’s fac­tional state chair­men, Dea­con Okey Og­bodo, said the at­ten­tion of Enugu APC “has been drawn to sev­eral pub­lished claims, es­pe­cially on­line, by a cer­tain Ayogu Eze, pur­port­ing to be the gu­ber­na­to­rial can­di­date of the All Pro­gres­sives Progress (APC) in the state.”

Og­bodo said there was no Nel­son told Sanwo-olu to ap­point women into key po­si­tions, if he wins in 2019, say­ing: “women’s votes have al­ways been cru­cial to who­ever wins La­gos gov­er­nor­ship elec­tions, right from 1999.”

Sanwo-olu promised to run an all- in­clu­sive ad­min­is­tra­tion if elected. He also as­sured them that he would mend fences with all ag­grieved mem­bers. way Eze could be the party’s can­di­date, hav­ing scored the least num­ber of votes and ended up as last on the list of gov­er­nor­ship as­pi­rants.

He said one iso­lated and ar­ranged noc­tur­nal visit to the Pres­i­dency could not change the fact that “Ayogu Eze can­not win even a coun­cil­lor­ship elec­tion in a cred­i­ble process.”

PHOTO: AY­O­DELE ADENIRAN

Walk For Life: Par­tic­i­pants at the 2018 Arise Walk for Life in La­gos… yes­ter­day

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