“I Am A Proper Lagosian,” Jide Sanwo-Olu Declares As He Meets The Press, Announces Date For Official Declaration

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“I Am A Proper Lagosian,” Jide Sanwo-Olu Declares As He Meets The Press, Announces Date For Official Declaration 

The race to pick the Governorship ticket for the All Progressives Congress and hopefully occupy the seat of Government in Lagos State became narrowed today, as Jide Sanwo-Olu meet the press at Water Crest Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.

The Governorship hopeful declared that as a proper Lagosian, he believes in the wholistic development of every part of Lagos State and will run an inclusive government.

“My name is Jide Sanwo-Olu, I am 53years old. As a PROPER Lagosian, I believe we can make our Lagos a better place where we can improve the lives of our people.

“Our Government will be a Government that LISTENS, LISTENS and LISTENS. I will communicate properly when we will do a formal declaration, where my people will receive me officially,” he said in his statement.

Addressing issues surrounding his possible step down from the race after the intervention of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of APC, Sanwoola-Olu said, “This man, Asiwaju, is a true bred democrat, he wants democracy to work, he would allow this primaries to go on peacefully through direct primaries.

“Saying AsiwajuTinubu will call me to back down will not happen, he is a Democrat, he wants democracy to work, he is our Leader, he is the National Leader, he believes in democracy.”

Sanwo-Olu promised to run an inclusive government that listens to the yearnings of the people.

“I will run an inclusive Government, we will ensure that we have a participatory Government, we will always listen to our people. I will not be a Governor of Lagos Island or a Governor of Lagos Central, Lagos East, I will be a Governor for all… Our Government will be a Government that listens more and talks less, our Govt will run an open-door policy,” he said.

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu Official Declaration will take place on September 16, 2018 at the Police College Compound, Ikeja, Time 12:00pm.

Early in the week, Sanwoolu inaugurated Directors and 3 Senatorial Coordinators for his campaign;

Director General- Hon. Tayo Ayinde.

1. Mobilisation – Alhaji Abdullah Enilolobo

2. Special Duties- Hon. Adeniran Onilude 

3. Fund raising – Tobi Lawal.

4. Legal – Hon. SOB Agunbiade.

5. Research and Intelligence- Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun.

6. NGO, Civil Society & Students-  Hon. Kola Egunjobi.

7. Media & Publicity- Hon. Sesan Dani

8. Security – Hon Bolaji Ariyo.

9. Planning & Strategy- Hon. Jimi Benson

10. Women Affairs – Hon Bolanle Akinyemi – Obe.

11. Ethnic Affairs- Hon. Wale Adelana.

12. Welfare – Hon  Ayoola Fatai.

13. Finance – Hon. Kolade Alabi

14. Party Affairs- Hon. Abiodun Mafe

15. Medical and Safety – Dr Sulaimon Aleshinloye.

16. Volunteers’ group- Hon. Kamal Olohrunoje.

17. Youth- Hon. Fuad Atanda – Lawal

Senatorial Coordinators: 1.Coordinator Lagos West- Hon. Rasak Ajala

2. Coordinator Lagos Central- Hon Wahab Alawiye King.

3. Coordinator Lagos East- Mayor Dele Oshinowo

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