Political and community leaders from Ikorodu Division in Lagos state have called on delegates of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) to elect Senate Minority Whip, Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon, popularly called GOS as the party’s governorship candidate in the primary election scheduled to hold Thursday, 4th December, 2014.
The leaders who made the plea in a communiqué issued under the umbrella of Eminent Persons of Ikorodu Division (EPID) said the delegates should support the APC consensus candidate from the Ikorodu Division as a way to compensate the area for their past support for the APC in Lagos state.
The communiqué titled “An open letter to All Progressives Congress delegates in Lagos state” and signed by the Asiwaju of Ikorodu land, Chief B.O. Bension and Chief Tele Oduloye who are Chairman and Head, Secretariat team of EPID respectively said the Division has prepared well for the contest by getting other aspirants from the zone to step down so as to get Solomon emerged as a consensus candidate of Ikorodu Division.
“The group (EPID) hereby calls on all delegates of APC in Lagos state, as well as the national leadership of the party to vote for our candidate in APC, Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon (GOS) to emerge as the APC’s candidate and eventually, Lagos state governor come May 2015.
“In the same vein, Ikorodu Division also appeals passionately to all the other four divisions in the state to support this noble cause this time around, remembering that one good turn deserves another”, the communiqué dated and issued Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014 stated.