Ambode Holds Town Hall Meeting in Kosofe LGA

Ambode Holds Town Hall Meeting in Kosofe LGA

All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode today continued his engagement of the electorates in a town hall meeting, held this time in Kosofe Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Community Development Councils (CDC), artisans, market women and men, and youths formed part of the electorates that gathered from Agboyi-Ketu, Ikosi-Isheri and Ketu, to meet with the gubernatorial front runner; the productive interaction that ensued afterwards gave an insight to the government of inclusion that Ambode promises.

At the meeting, Ambode said that the incoming election is about the future of the children and the youth, noting further that, it is therefore important to engage the people using such interactive platforms, to give them the chance of making informed and wise voting choices that will guarantee good governance.

In a similar fashion to other town hall meetings already held, questions raised by the Kosofe people included those related to the desire for a government of recognition and inclusion, better livelihood, welfare and empowerment programmes, and more importantly, the roles of CDCs in governance.

The Lagos governorship hopeful gave reassuring responses to the questions, while boasting of an adequate understanding of those concerns raised by the people. He said that his promise of continued excellence in Lagos, sufficiently covers for all their concerns.

He assured the majority of artisans that they will be engaged in no small way through the many empowerment programmes designed to employ their expertise and expand their businesses. He said the markets will also benefit from the plan to improve infrastructure across board in the state.

Ambode restated his promise of giving governance back to the community and local government, adding that, “this is the mode of government that will ensure that the fruits of governance truly reach your hearts, homes and localities, and also ensure that no one is left out in the interest of good governance”.

Above all, Akinwunmi Ambode promised to fully employ his experience and try his utmost best to continue the giant strides that the great party, APC, has achieved in Lagos in the past years, much to the cheer of all present, party leaders and the electorates inclusive.

He was joined at the session by APC Lagos state House of Assembly candidates, Honnourable Bayo Osinowo and Barr. Tunde Braimoh;, Federal House of Representatives candidate for Kosofe, Prince Rotimi Agunsoye, and Party leader, Pa Sunmola. They all appreciated Ambode’s engagement and recognition, and as such, promised on behalf of the Kosofe people that, they will all solidly stand by his candidacy.

…And the Ambode Roadshow Excitement Continues

…And the Ambode Roadshow Excitement Continues

The ever thrilling Akinwunmi Ambode roadshow continued today as it coursed through the Ojota, Alapere, and Ketu areas of the Kosofe Local Government Area in Lagos state.

The excitement with which the Kosofe people received the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate was typical of the other LGA road shows, as he was hailed all along the train. The Roadshow also rocked the entire stretch of the Ogudu road all the way back to the Ojota end of the LGA.

The great turnout and constantly overwhelming reception keeps reinforcing the reality that the people are ready for continuity in Lagos. It also proves to be a productive and profitable way to engage the electorates, judging by the positive reception given and the interaction that ensues afterwards

Ambode Roadshow Moves Through Maryland into Ojota
Ambode Roadshow Moves Through Kosofe LGA
Ambode Roadshow Moves Through Maryland into Ojota
Ambode Roadshow Moves Through Kosofe LGA
Ambode in a Town Hall Meeting at Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA

Ambode in a Town Hall Meeting at Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA

The Lagos state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate was full of confidence as he assured the Eti-Osa gathering of maintaining the tradition of excellence that the state is known for nationwide. He stated this today at his interactive town hall meeting with the Eti-Osa people, in the Ikoyi-Obalende Local Community Development Area.

Ambode restated the essence of the interactive session as a desire to listen to the people’s demands and concerns, which will form the thrust of his administration. Continuity was the recurring demand and bonding word as the different groups of the people took turns to ask questions that bordered on improved infrastructure, recognition, inclusion, more participation and welfare.

The gubernatorial candidate said the primary responsibility of any government is to uphold the interests of its people. While promising to continue the good works in the state, he added that his administration, when elected, will prioritize their welfare and protect their interests by implementing people-based policies and programmes.

Traditional rulers, religious and civil society groups, the body of Artisans, market women and men together with the Eti-Osa youths participated in the interaction, and re all unanimous in the expression of support for continuity in Lagos.

Ambode was joined at the interactive session by Senator representing Lagos Central, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (OON), who enjoined the people to express pragmatic support, first by getting their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), and then by actually voting and defending their votes for the APC on Election Day.

Governor Okorocha Publicly approves Ambode

Governor Okorocha Publicly approves Ambode

One of the high points of the town hall meeting in Festac today came when the Governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha officially admitted Akinwunmi Ambode into the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Forum, effective May 29, 2015.

Governor Okorocha said the election of the Lagos state APC governorship candidate is already “signed, sealed and delivered”, and that it gives pleasure to know that Ambode is joining the Forum of performers in earnest.

“You all know that I don’t associate with anything that isn’t good enough, especially when it relates to the good of the people. Ambode possesses that rare human kindness, the intelligence and an organized mind to lead this state into further glory. He is the best that God has given us in this election”, Okorocha stated.

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Speaking in the three Nigerian languages of Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, he urged the people to vote for Ambode, whose abilities he strongly vouched for.

“He wasn’t found wanting as the Accountant-General of the state and Treasurer of different Local Governments. I am so sure he will continue where Fashola stops”

Okorocha then proceeded to state that, “On behalf of the good people of Lagos state, I hereby officially admit you, Akinwunmi Ambode, into the APC Governorship Forum, effective from May 29, 2015”, much to the cheer of the people.

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Ambode meets Itire Chiefs and Community Members

Ambode meets Itire Chiefs and Community Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today met with the Royal family and community members of the Itire community. At the meeting held in the palace of the Onitire of Itire, he reassured them of creating a prosperous Lagos when elected as their next Executive Governor.

In his welcome address, His Royal Majesty, Oba Lateef Dauda, spoke assuredly that the entire Itire community has always been for the APC, and it is their resolve to maintain their allegiance to the party that has given steady progress to Lagos state.

In his own address, the Olori Ebi of Itire, Alhaji Buhari Oloto, urged the Itire electorate ps to actively partake in the polls by making sure they all got their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs). He added that wisdom lies in voting for the APC in Lagos to sustain the laudable works of the party in the state.

Leaders and members of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode
Leaders and members of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode

He added, “We are sure that Ambode will continue and complete good works of the APC because he possesses both the experience and good will to do so. Itire-Ikate is for the APC, I assure

Ambode thanked them for the glaring show of support, while giving reference to the mammoth crowd that heralded his roadshow into the community. He promised to employ his experience and the grace of God to give a better livelihood to the people of Itire and all Lagosians.

He said, “Our aspiration in the next four years is to create a prosperous Lagos for all. I assure you that you and your children will partake in it. Prosperity for the now and prosperity for the future, that is what this quest for continuity is all about”.

Leaders and members of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode
Leaders and members of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode

The Royal Fathers together used the medium to urge the members and their children to shun violence as the elections draw nearer, and more importantly not to sell their votes.

The Asiwaju of Itire, Chief Adisa Olatunji, Ajiroba of Itire, Alhaji Idowu Sanni and the Otunoba of Itire, Alhaji Tajudeen Odubiyi, together with all other title Chiefs gave their blessings to Ambode.

Elders of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode
Elders of Itire-Ikate Community during the Town Hall Meeting with Ambode