Deputy governorship candidate of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has mentioned it could be a disservice to Nigeria if the voters return Peoples Democratic (PDP) to energy in 2019.
Whereas addressing supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the party’s secretariat in Lagos, the previous Commissioner for Works, mentioned it was within the curiosity of the nation if President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo are reelected subsequent 12 months.
He mentioned this might allow them to clear the mess PDP perpetrated for 16 years, as they might additionally have the ability to consolidate on the stable basis that they’ve laid for the event since 2015.
Hamzat additionally appealed to the voters to vote APC governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stressing that this might allow the party to proceed with the developmental chart it has been laying prior to now 20 years.
In keeping with him, “PDP destroyed Nigeria throughout its 16 years’ reign and subsequently doesn’t need to be returned in 2019. We have to enable President Buhari proceed with what he’s at the moment doing.”
Hamzat additionally dismissed insinuation that PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and the party’s governorship standard-bearer in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, are able to giving the ruling party a tricky time.
He careworn: “Our marketing campaign can be very simple as a result of PDP destroyed Nigeria. It spent N1.7trillion on energy for 16 years however may solely generate 2,950 megawatts. However inside three years, APC elevated energy technology to six,500 megawatts.
“PDP authorities didn’t full any highway within the nation, however inside three years in workplace, APC accomplished many roads. It accomplished the Gombe-Yola-Taraba Highway whereas Oyo-Ogbomoso Highway is about 80 per cent completion.”
He mentioned Nigerians ought to think about the way forward for their kids and the technology unborn earlier than deciding whom to elect in 2019, including,
“It is vital we defend this nation from PDP as a result of it lacks plan and technique for progress and improvement.”
Hamzat additionally took a swipe at Agbaje for saying Lagos is below bondage. In keeping with him, “Lagos has moved from state of chapter it was when Bola Tinubu turned governor in 1999 to a viable financial state that survives with out federal allocation now as a consequence of visionary leaderships of APC. If Lagos is below bondage, the query is who enslaved it?
“APC raised Lagos Inner Income Technology (IGR) from N600 million in 1999 to the present N38 billion and it by no means owed its employees any wage. Agbaje has no level to say Lagos is below bondage.”