16 Dec SENATOR ADEOLA YAYI THROWS WEIGHT BEHIND SANWO-OLU
Less than 24 hours to the Governorship Primaries of APC in Lagos State Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos West) the chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Content has joined the clamour for Hon. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 Lagos State governorship election.
Senator Adeola, who represents the largest senatorial district in Nigeria in terms of population of over 12 million constituents, in an emergency meeting with his supporters in his Ikeja Office said his decision was informed by the overwhelming wishes of his constituents and leaders of the party in his senatorial district and Lagos State.
“As we approach the 2019 General Election we must carry all our members along. Whatever the party directs is what we are going to do and I am aligning myself with the wishes of my followers who have all bought into the idea and vision of fielding Sanwo-Olu as the candidate of APC in Lagos State come 2019” he stated.
Senator Adeola urged all his followers and supporters to vote for Sanwo-Olu and the party’s position in all the other primaries as they become known going forward stressing that it is clear that Lagos State remain solidly on the side of our National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and in the forefront of the progressive fold of APC in Nigeria.
“Let everyone who has ears know that I am for Babajide Sanwo-olu for governor. The criticism against Sanwo-olu is just a distraction. The leaders of the party have spoken and we have aligned ourselves with their decision,” says the senator.
He said he is a beneficiary of the established leadership progression in the progressive fold of APC and he will always abide by the dictates of the p