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Adebayo Osinowo Seeks Support Of Lagos East Reps Caucus Ahead Of APC Primaries

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Adebayo Osinowo Seeks Support Of Lagos East Reps Caucus Ahead Of APC Primaries

A major contender for the Lagos East Senatorial District seat ahead of the 2019 elections, Adebayo Osinowo is seeking the support of House of Representatives members in the district. 

While making his intention to contest to the visiting Federal Lawmaker, Honourable Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo said he has the endorsement of party leaders in the senatorial district to contest.

The lawmakers, representing the five federal constituencies of the senatorial district met with Honourable Osinowo popularly called Pepperito on Monday, 3 September, 2018 in his office in Lagos.

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While addressing the lawmakers, Honourable Osinowo said, “It was the unanimous decision of the APC leaders in the Lagos East Senatorial District (that he should contest) and I see it as a call to serve my people in a higher legislative capacity,” the fourth term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly averred. 

He assured the lawmakers that if elected he will not relent in ensuring that programmes, projects and measures that will enhance the development and growth of the Lagos East Senatorial District in particular and Lagos State in general are put in place by the Federal Government.

The lawmakers described Osinowo has a unifying figure in the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) whose commitment to party ideals is not in doubt.

“Honourable Osinowo is a loyal party man to the core. He is humane, humble and kind-hearted. I made bold to say that Honourable Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo, the one we all call Pepperito is a symbol of what APC stands for. He is most qualified to represent us in the Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly,” Hon Wale Raji, member representing Epe Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, said.

His comments were supported and corroborated by Honourable Wole Diya of Somolu Federal Constituency who said, “Honourable Osinowo is a man of honour, a man you can repose your total trust in. He is highly qualified to represent Lagos East Senatorial District in the Senate”.

The other Reps members in the team that met with Honourable Osinowo were: Honourable Babajimi Benson, Ikorodu Federal Constituency; Honourable Rotimi Agunsoye, Kosofe Federal Constituency and Honourable Ayeola Abayomi, Ibeju-Lekki Federal Constituency.

Other contenders for the seat are; the incumbent Senator Gbenga Bareehu Ashafa, a second term senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Otunba Ganiu Abiru, former Clerk, Lagos State House of Assembly and current Chairman, Ikorodu Development Association and Chief Lanre Razak,The Balagun of Epe Land and former Governorship Aspirant in Lagos State

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