One of the leading aspirant for the Chairmanship seat of Agege Local Government on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nurudeen Bukola Sofidiya aka Gidado, has commended the leadership of the Lagos State chapter of the party for putting in place a transparent programme leading to the coming local government elections in the state.
Speaking exclusively with our correspondent in Agege, Gidado said he was impressed with the measures put in place by the party leadership towards the conduct of the election.
“We are very impressed with the transparent disposition of the party towards this important election at the grassroots. It shows the determination of the party to put in place effective and efficient governance at the local level meant to complement the sterling efforts of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the state level,” he said.
According to him, the party has not hidden its determination to conduct a transparent, free and fair primaries.
“It’s now left for us the aspirants to test our popularity with the party members. We are happy with this and we will abide by the rules and regulations guiding the party primaries put in place by the party’s electoral committee,” Sofidiya said.
On his part, Gidado said he is ready for the party primary in Agege. “We are ready and as you can see, we are mobilising and sensitising our members already. We’ve absolute confidence in the measures put in place by the party so far and we’re sure that in a free and fair primary, we will triumph by God’s grace,” he said.