Adetokunbo Abiru, candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the October 31 bye election for Lagos East senatorial district has lauded the performance of Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying Lagosians are proud of his achievements so far

Abiru who spoke while delivering his acceptance speech at the APC Secretariat on Monday said Sanwo-Olu has performed creditably well in key sectors such as Infrastructure, environment, transportation, health care and security.

While also commending Sanwo-Olu for upholding the tradition of excellence, he said if elected senator, he will join hands with the governor in moving the state forward.

His words

“I acknowledge our dear Governor His Excellency Mr Babajide Sanwoolu and I want to commend him for upholding the lofty and admirable tradition of excellence in our state in the past one year”.

“Well-meaning Lagosians are proud of his achievements in various sectors especially infrastructure, environment, transportation, healthcare, security etc. His leadership in the management of the Covid-19 pandemic has been exceptional. I assure him of my support and cooperation in moving the state forward in the years ahead and I thank him. ”

While also thanking Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the APC National Leader, Abiru said “Most importantly I pay homage to our national leader, my leader the great Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu former Senator and Governor Emeritus of Lagos State”.

“The leadership, vision and stability you have provided since 1999 has led to the rapid and unparalleled development of Lagos State and your political astuteness and commitment has been critical in sustaining progressive politics in the whole of Nigeria and building the ruling party, the APC. I thank you Sir from the depths of my heart”.

“At this point, let me assure our leaders and members that I will never betray the trust they have reposed in me. Rather, as we approach the bye-election and afterwards, I will build on this trust and join forces with all public office-holders elected on the platform of our party to build upon the foundation of progressive governance the party has laid for our dear country since 2015”.