Community Healthcare Groups and Traditional Medicine Practitioners Pledge Support for Ambode

Community Healthcare Groups and Traditional Medicine Practitioners Pledge Support for Ambode

The coalition of all community healthcare workers and traditional medicine practitioners in Lagos state have pledged their support and cooperation to ensure victory for the candidacy of  Akinwunmi Ambode, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the state.

“We have declined the invitation of other governorship candidates because our minds are made up to support and vote for you as our next Governor. We know you, we have heard and seen a lot about what you’ve already done, our votes are for you”, stated Alhaja Silifatu Olomowewe Elewe-omo, leader of one of the healthcare groups.

Another leader of the coalition, Chief F.O Esho, said “Ambode has been one of us, especially during the time he served in government, and he remains one of us. Now that God has chosen you again to serve us further, we will lift you, we will definitely support you”.

All other leaders who spoke at the meeting reiterated their assurance about the candidacy and victory of Ambode, stating boldly that “we are sure he will continue the fruitful partnership between the Lagos state government and community health practitioners. We trust him to take our standard of operation to greater heights”.

Ambode thanked the coalition of community healthcare givers and traditionalists for the support they’ve shown and for their cooperation with the government, while promising to also keep giving cognizance to their roles in the community.

“I thank you all so much for this level of support that you’ve expressed for my candidacy. You have supported continuity and we won’t fail you.”

A Cross Section of Community Health Workers and Traditional Medicine Practitioners at the Event
A Cross Section of Community Health Workers and Traditional Medicine Practitioners at the Event

He added, “The complementary role you all play in the discharge of primary healthcare to our communities cannot be overlooked. I promise to give more recognition and cognizance to this role by giving governance back to our communities; this will surely encourage you and boost your great efforts”

He promised the introduction of modernization into their craft in order to make it much more generally applicable and acceptable. He also promised to provide incentives and a special budget for the aid workers, stressing that the reforms that will be implemented in primary healthcare sector will also help expand their scope no create wealth for them.

He then said the support shown to him is a support for the progress of Lagos, and therefore urged them to keep rallying for support to ensure victory on Election Day.
“My dear people, the AMBO theme song is not about me or my name at all, it is rather about Lagos. It is about taking the progress no excellence of Lagos to a next level with your total cooperation”.

The meeting was moderated by Dr. Omosheinde and the associations represented include the Association of Traditional Medicine Practitioners (ATMP), Association of Community Health Extension Workers, Elewo-Omo, Nigerian Association of Traditionalists (Lagos chapter), Herbs Sellers Association of Nigeria, Community Birth and Health Aid Workers Association, and The Association of Elebi Birth Attendants.

Legendary Fuji Musician, Kollington Ayinla Shows Support for Akinwunmi Ambode

Legendary Fuji Musician, Kollington Ayinla Shows Support for Akinwunmi Ambode

Legendary Fuji Musician, Alhaji Razak Kolawole Ilori, popularly known as Kollington Ayinla (Kebe-n-Kwara), today paid a courtesy visit to the campaign office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

He donated Audio CDs containing a recording he made in support of Ambode’s candidacy. He was received by the Director-General of the Campaign Organization, Chief Funsho Ologunde and other members of the Akinwunmi Ambode Campaign Organisation.

Chief Ologunde expressed appreciation for the awesome gesture, stating that the organization feels honoured to get his support.

Private Sector Supports Ambode with a Bus Donation

Private Sector Supports Ambode with a Bus Donation

The campaign organization of Akinwunmi Ambode received a bus donation today from the Bomarah Investment Limited. Present at the donation was their Managing Director, Saad Ismail, the Director, Hajia Bola Muse, and Haidar Zein. They also donated some other valuables to support the campaign.

The donation depicted more Private sector support for the candidacy of the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate. On hand to receive the kind gesture was Chief Funsho Ologunde, Director-General of the campaign organization and Dr. Remi Sopeyin.

Ambode’s Campaign Boosted with Cars Donation

Ambode’s Campaign Boosted with Cars Donation

Some supporters of Akinwunmi Ambode donated two cars to support the campaign efforts of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state.

The presentation was done today at the candidate’s Gbagada campaign office, and on hand to receive the cars were the candidate himself, the Director-General of his campaign organization, Chief Funsho Ologunde, the deputy Director-general, Mr. Kazeem Adeniji and other members of his team.

Chief Folorunsho Ayeni, Engineer Kunle Ishola, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Chief Tunde Daramola, Venerable Lolu Osinbowale, and Mr. Kazeem Adeniji after Presenting the Cars
L-R: Chief Folorunsho Ayeni, Engineer Kunle Ishola, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Chief Tunde Daramola, Venerable Lolu Osinbowale, and Mr. Kazeem Adeniji after Presenting the Cars
“Ambode is Your Next Governor” – Fashola Tells Ladipo Market Traders

“Ambode is Your Next Governor” – Fashola Tells Ladipo Market Traders

The Governor of Lagos state, His Excellency, Governor Babatunde Fashola today presented Akinwunmi Ambode to a hoard of traders at the popular Ladipo Market in the Mushin Local Government Area (LGA), describing him as the next Executive governor of the state.

“The APC government has done tremendously well in this state and you all can attest to that yourselves. It is in this light that I present to you someone who understands how the delivery of good governance works, Akinwunmi Ambode, your next governor”, Governor Fashola stated.

Governor Fashola further explained that the experience Ambode has garnered while working with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and himself is “inimitable”, and will be useful in the next four years to ensure that the state remains keeps working and business-friendly.

In his usual manner, Akinwunmi Ambode added cheer to the event by greeting the traders with the “Chineke Idinma” song, while thanking them for turning out to receive him and the Governor.

“Lagos is a land of opportunity, and the success of this market and it’s traders continues to confirm that. What I bring to you is a promise that our government will not encourage discrimination of any form. We will run a government of inclusion for the good of all”.

A-Cross-Section-of-Traders-at-Ladipo-Market
A Cross Section of Traders at Ladipo Market

He promised to apply more business-friendly policies to make their businesses thrive better, adding that he will help create an enabling environment which involves giving better infrastructure, a better road network, and a pedestrian bridge to the area.

“I appreciate your show of support today, but there is still a lot to do. The present political momentum in this state and in the country is in support of good governance, therefore I urge you all to vote for the APC both in Lagos and at the centre, in order to ensure adequate prosperity for us all”, said Ambode conclusively.

The President of the Ladipo market traders, Mr. Ikechukwu Anumanu, was positive in his response by stating that the Ladipo market is for the APC. In his words, “Ladipo is APC, for us, it is forward ever and backward never. We totally accept Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode as our next governor.”

The Lagos Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Ben Akabueze and the state’s APC Publicity Secretary, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, also spoke at the event to canvass votes for the much-loved gubernatorial candidate.