By: Glory Adekoya
The President of Greater Lagos Initiative, Prince Adeniyi Olusola Olutimehin has congratulated Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, on his victory at the just concluded guber primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State.
Governor Sanwo-Olu who is seeking a second term in office pull 1,170 votes at the election held at Onikan Stadium on Thursday. The governor defeated 2 aspirants at the election with the massive votes of the delegates.
In a congratulatory message made available to the press at Alausa, Olutimehin who leads a coalition of Sanwo-Olu support groups known as Greater Lagos Initiative, said Sanwo-Olu’s victory is a testament to his “excellent performance” in Lagos State.
“Olutimehin reiterated that the resounding victory in the primary election is an affirmation of the widely-acknowledged sterling scorecard of the governor in this current term and confidence repose in him to do more in the second term. It is also an expression of the believe that teeming party members in Lagos State have in his ability and capacity to propel the state to an even greater height in the second term,” he said.
“This victory is truly earned. You deserve mandate Your Excellency. Let me also congratulate the apex leadership of APC in Lagos State for making the most popular political decision at this moment. I appreciate the delegates and supporters for encouraging environment which enabled the primary election to be conducted in a peaceful atmosphere devoid of violence.”
“We thank the national leader of APC Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for ensuring that the choice of the people prevailed.”
“Governor Sanwo-Olu has in the last 3 years submitted himself to the people oriented programmes and people-interest has prevailed. His commitment to democracy, security, infrastructural rebirth, education advancement, economic stability, rural development, non-violent elections, nation-building, loyalty to party and party supremacy are particularly remarkable.”
“Now that the Governor has been returned as the party’s candidate to contest for a second term, I enjoin him to extend a hand of fellowship to those who vied for the ticket along with him, as we are all members of the same family.”
“The Governor must endeavour to carry along everyone within the party’s fold and intensify more effort to motivate grassroot supporters, who has never relent doing their best to propagate THEMES agenda for a greater Lagos. This electoral victory is not only for him, it is also for APC members and every responsible citizens in Lagos State.”