I’m Going To Develop Lagos With New Methods, Sanwo-Olu Says After Amassing Certificates of Return
Mar 29, 2019
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says higher instances are forward for Lagos residents, with good issues within the offing for them when he comes on board.
Sanwo-Olu made the promise after gathering his Certificates of Return from the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) on Friday in Lagos.
Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, had been introduced their certificates of return by INEC on the fee’s workplace in Sabo, Yaba.
“We’re taking over this management and saying that the boldness that you’ve got put in us is not going to be put to disgrace. We is not going to misuse the boldness that you’ve got put in us,”Sanwo-Olu mentioned.
He advised the residents of the state to arrange for higher instances, assuring: ”Good issues are within the offing for all of us. We all know that Lagosians really deserve one of the best.”
The governor-elect referred to as on his opponents that misplaced in the course of the March 9 election to assist him in making the state enviable, assuring them of his resolve to run an inclusive authorities.
“I need to lengthen congratulations to all the opposite 44 candidates that weren’t so profitable, however I dare say that victory to 1 is victory to all.
“It’s victory to all of us, it’s a victory for the complete Lagosians. It’s a name to order, it’s a name that there is no such thing as a victor no vanquished. All of us are on the identical pedestal, that’s, to make life so much higher for our folks.
“That’s the reason on the marketing campaign prepare, we mentioned we’re going to run an inclusive authorities, we’ll result in methods that can take Lagos to larger heights.
“We’re utilizing this distinctive alternative to open our doorways; we don’t also have a door once more, the doorways are open for all our different colleagues within the different events that we’re one and the identical,” he mentioned.
Sanwo-Olu urged his opponents to hitch him in constructing capability of youngsters, the aged, the youth and ladies.
“Allow us to construct the faculties, the hospitals, visitors administration, the general public transportation, the atmosphere to make Lagos a cynosure of the complete African race.
“It’s not about Femi and I, it’s not about my family, it’s about reenacting and recharging a real Lagos that each one of us have stood for.
“We’re utilizing this chance to inform our colleagues in different events the doorways are open, that we’re one and the identical,” he mentioned.
In his speech, Dr Adekunle Ogunmola, the INEC Nationwide Commissioner in Cost of Ondo, Ogun and Lagos States, described the victory of Sanwo-Olu as a chance given by God to serve.
He advised Sanwo-Olu that by his election, he was approaching board as governor of Lagos State and never of his celebration.
“Lagosians anticipate you to discharge your duty in honesty and integrity, and dedication to responsibility.
“I’ve little question in my thoughts that you’ve got the qualities to do all these. Lagosians are discerning folks; after they make selection, they know what they’re doing.”
In response to him, INEC is desirous of enhancing the electoral course of and of deepening democracy in Nigeria, which requires the cooperation of one and all.
Earlier in his handle, Mr Sam Olumekun, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Lagos State, mentioned that the March 9 gubernatorial election that produced Sanwo-Olu was keenly contested by 45 contestants.
Olumekun, who famous that the governorship election was freed from rancour and was adjudged credible, peaceable, free and truthful, thanked all stakeholders for his or her cooperation, assist and synergy.
The INEC boss, nevertheless, decried the poor turnout of voters throughout elections, saying such will not be acceptable in a complicated society like Lagos.
“I want to admonish the management of political events, stress teams, civil society organisations, spiritual leaders, and many others to rise as much as this event within the space of voter sensitisation, schooling and mobilisation,” he mentioned.
Olumekun suggested Sanwo-Olu to keep away from blaming the outgoing administration.
“The journey to a greater Lagos is laid squarely in your court docket,” he mentioned.
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