Ahead of 2019 general elections, the chairman of Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Tunde Balogun has urged Lagosians to vote for the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat.
It would be recalled that Hamzat was presented as the party’s deputy governorship candidate during a press conference at the party’s secretariat.
The event was witnessed by Sanwo-Olu, state Deputy Chairman, Mr. Sunny Ajose, Vice Chairman (Lagos East), Chief Kaoli Olusanya, Secretary, Dr. Wale Ahmed and Publicity Secretary, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, and other party members. Balogun during the event declared that Hamzat was picked as Sanwo-Olu’s running mate base on the endorsement by the highest decision making body of APC and all the relevant stakeholders of APC in Lagos State.
Speaking at the event, Sanwo-Olu, who commended the choice of Hamzat as his running mate, expressed confidence that Lagos will be better and enrich with the caliber of Hamzat being his running mate if voted into office.
In his acceptance speech, Hamzat said Sanwo-Olu and himself understand what it takes to cook what Lagosians will eat. He said: “Mr. Sanwo-Olu and myself, we understand what it takes to cook what Lagosians will eat. So, we will display that very soon.
The campaign will start and we will show Lagosians that we are a team with APC that can take Lagos to the next level.”