Over the years in the larger Kosofe the main opposition party saddled with the responsibility of putting political office holders on their toes as partner in good governance delivery for the benefit of the voiceless community. However, abandoned their duty in their catchment area for National politics debates forgetting that all politics is said to be local but rather blame media for their weakness and ignorance of media role despite been urged to take up their responsibility or close shop.
The result of the 2019 general elections irrespective of the unsubstantiated rigging allegations sufficiently revealed the standing of the opposition party’s in Kosofe variously narrated until they have a more rugged leaders desirous of even winning a councillor election.
However , a concerned citizen who lean towards the All progressives Congress (APC) , Comrade Abdulwaheed Omotayo, apart from his National political development contributions has never ceased from getting involved and asking questions from the APC office holders from Kosofe. Ordinarily, such should be the function of the opposition party who understood it duty beyond power and money grappling for personal gains only.
One of the problems in our society today why people don’t hold their representatives accountable is because of the party affiliation and image protection, stomach care, patronage, poverty and hunger, intimidation and harassment or political cane( Egba Oselu) they dare not asked questions, nor make suggestion to an office holders except few ones who are not on anybody payroll or worship power that be at the expense of the masses.
Not getting involved at the local governance monitoring aside the opposition serial internal crisis is one of the major reasons after every four four years election opposition are defeated. The effect of poor party management narrated by a prominent member of the party, PDP Prince Olushola Daniyan as observed say whole lots of things.
Recently he wrote “Reconciliation should be accompanied by Justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn’t be peace at any cost but peace based on principle and justice.
“Because PDP in Lagos should do away with bad leaders that has no value for success, there must be revolution in Lagos PDP not reconciliation.
“Who and who to be reconciled are those who left the party due to bad leadership not the dealers that turns themselves to four-four years customers.
“We all saying this and that about other PDP States without been celebrated in Lagos PDP for once…i cant wait for the #O-toge# revolution in Lagos PDP.
#Start-D-Revolution# from your zone..failed leader’s must go in Lagos PDP, Daniyan Oluwashola stated.
While PDP were preoccupy with unending internal dispute. Another prominent APC member , who never stopped asking questions about local development and elected representatives is Seun Awosanya and few others within the ruling party noticed by this community newspaper. This trend over the years revealed APC as the same as ruling and opposition party in Kosofe.