Lagos – Determined to make All Progressives Congress (APC) a formidable party in Lagos East senatorial district, party elders from the zone met last Friday In Ikorodu to discuss on how to move the party forward and foster unity amongst its members.
The Lagos-East senatorial zone comprises of Somolu, Epe, Kosofe, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu local government areas. In the 2015 general elections, the party won all the seats at the House of Assembly, National Assembly elections.
The group met to discuss issues pertaining to the unity of the senatorial district in particular and the progress of the Party (APC) in general.
APC WON ALL CHAIRMANSHIP AND COUNCILLORSHIP POSITIONS
Similarly, the July local government election, APC also won all the chairmanship and councillorship positions. With the impressive performance of the party in the elections conducted so far, it is not out of place to conclude that Lagos-east is a no go area for opposition parties in the state. However, the leaders and chieftains of the party believe there is still much to do and solidly the party ahead of 2019 general elections. Therefore, the Ikorodu meeting was aimed at dissecting the activities of the party in the zone, with the view to make it stronger in the zone.
According to a statement by Hon. Joko Pelumi, Secretary of the group, the meeting was held to look at the general issues considering the party. The statement read; “The group met to discuss issues pertaining to the unity of the senatorial district in particular and the progress of the Party (APC) in general.”
The leaders at the meeting also passed a vote of confidence on the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for the giant stride the administration has accomplished so far in the state.
“The leadership of the apex group acknowledges the exemplary performance of our Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his unparalleled drive towards urban and rural regeneration of all parts of our dear state through the numerous developmental projects he is undertaking.
“Leadership pledges their unwavering support and commitment to his administration and passed a vote of confidence in the Governor for work already done and in further anticipation of more to be done.”