April 6, 2015 – Lagos State Governor Mr. Babatunde Fashola and the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have assured that Lagos will remain home to all ethnic groups living in the state.
The the two who spoke at separate forum in Lagos noted that APC stands for progress and that it would continue to create enabling environment for all residents to achieve their dream irrespective of their state of origin.
Speaking in Lagos, the APC gubernatorial candidate Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode explained that ever group will be safe under him if he is elected in April 11.
“Every group in Lagos will be safe in my hands as governor. I will not discriminate against any religious or ethnic group. It is our Lagos and we must build it together.
“In my acceptance speech after the primaries I made this note that I will be a governor for all and Lagos is safe in my hands. I want to build on the foundation of unity, peace and progress and development laid by my predecessors.
“I am your best choice for a Lagos that must continue to thrive. And though tongue and tribe may differ we Stand in brotherhood in Lagos from the smallest ethnic groups to the major ones. We are all stakeholders.”
At another occasion, Lagos State, Mr. Governor Babatunde Fashola reiterated his determination to hand over to capable hands stated that irrespective of where each person comes from, the love of Lagos trumps every ethnic or religious differences.
He noted that Lagos belongs to us all and that government is duty bound to see it delivered into the hands of able leaders. He said that the good work which his administration started in Lagos must not be stunted.
He stressed that his administration has launched several developmental projects which will run a course of several years, adding that some have been completed, some have just been started and others are still being deliberated on.
The Governor who said he finds the argument for continuity very persuasive and compelling maintained that the recently concluded presidential elections was empowering in its own right.
“One hurdle has been scaled and there are a few more to go. Our young democracy has experienced a growth spurt within the last few days and for it to continue to grow; we must all come out, vote right and vote for continuity”, he stated.
He gave a commitment that the residents can rest easy knowing that the present administration has their best interests at heart and would continue to fulfill her obligations to them by providing improved services in all sectors of the economy.
The Governor implored everyone to keep working with the State Government by obeying the law, being vigilant, looking out for one another and fulfilling their own obligations as citizens.