Lagos State governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, has stated that the state needs somone with experience and knowledge of governance to ensure continuity of the people-oriented policies of the present administration.
Hamzat spoke on Thursday, 18th Spetember, 2014 at Lagos Island during the continuation of his meet-the-people tour of local governments in the state.
The tour is a sensitization and awareness programme geared towards making the people and members of his party in particular, major reasons for his aspiration.
“We need to always ensure we put round pegs in round holes. This will bring the desired hope of excellence in governance,” he said.
According to Hamzat, “no matter how much knowledge he has, a carpenter can never do the work of a plumber. Lagos needs a man with experience and knowledge of governance”.
The foremost aspirant stated that he possesses the needed experience and knowledge of governance of the state which distinguish from the other aspirants.
“We are lucky in APC to have good and brilliant aspirants jostling for the office and for me that will make the race interesting and keenly contested one,” he stated.
Hamzat, who concluded his Doctorate degree programme within two and half years and at the tender age of 26, state that the experience he had gather working with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, gives the edge over other aspirants.
On whether the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win the next governorship election in the state, the aspirant waved it off saying the party has nothing to offer the people of the state.
“Since being in power at the centre from 1999, what meaningful thing have they done for the people of the country? Nothing! So they are just salivating of ruling Lagos but Lagosians have rejected them before and they will continue to reject them,” he concluded.