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2019: APC target 2 million votes in Lagos

by Iniobong Iwok

November 8, 2018 | 3:29 pm
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Sanwo Olu - APC governorship candidate in Lagos

…Sanwo-Olu, Salvador reconciles aggrieved party members

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it was targeting two million votes in Lagos State toward the electoral victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and it’s gubernatorial candidate in the state , Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Newly inaugurated Lagos South West, campaign Director General for Buhari/Osinbajo and Sanwo-Olu campaign organisation in the state, Moshood Salvador, made these remarks during the inauguration of the campaign office  and reconciliation meeting of the party in Maryland, Lagos, noting that he would strategize to give the party the desired victory at the polls.

Salvador, who was a former Lagos State chairman of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, stated that members of the party had agreed that the reconciliation of all aggrieved members was necessary for a successful victory at the forthcoming general elections in the State.

“The challenge before me is to make sure Sanwo-Olu wins in Lagos State in a landslide victory and President Buhari is returned. It is an assignment given to me and I can assure you that it will be delivered”

“APC has not been able to maximize its capacity. I will bring my experience to bear to ensure it performs maximally at the forthcoming elections.  My target is to get two million votes for APC during the governorship election in Lagos”

“I am appealing to all APC aggrieved members to shield their swords, remember that we are working for the victory of the party, the party is above any one individual, so we must put the party’s interest first. Salvador said

 Also speaking the governor candidate of the party, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, pledged to operate an all-inclusive government if elected,stressing that he would like all aggrieved members to work towards the victory of the party in the State and the federal.

Sanwo-olu noted that the victory of the party in 2019 would not be for him alone but all members, noting that he had extended an olive branch to everyone who felt cheated or short-changed in the recent primaries of the party in state so that they could work as a team in next year’s general elections.

“We will campaign together, get victory for Lagos State and get victory for President Muhammadu Buhari and for all other contestants, that is our target and we will achieve that if we work as a family. Sanwo-Olu said.

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by Iniobong Iwok

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