The Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Cornellius Oyefolu Ojelabi, has urged market men and women in the state to ensure that they collect their PVCs so that they can vote massively for all the candidates of the party, particularly its Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; and Governorship Candidate in the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the coming general elections.
Pastor Ojelabi stated this on Thursday, 26 January, 2023 in Ikeja during the voters’ sensitisation exercise organised by the Directorate of Mobilization of the Lagos APC Campaign Council.
Pastor Ojelabi stated that there is still time for those who have not collected their PVCs to do so before the expiration of the deadline for such put in place by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“It is really important for you all to ensure that you collect your PVCs. This is when you can really show appreciation to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the good works they have done and still doing for you and I in Lagos,” Pastor Ojelabi said.
The APC Chairman commended the market men and women for coming out in large number to attend the programme noting that they have demonstrated their desire to participate in the elections and not leave anything to chance.
The Secretary of the Lagos APC Campaign Council, Ogboni Fouad Alade Oki, commended the participants for hearkening to the party’s call.
He urged them to eschew violence and work in unison to achieve the expected result which total victory for all APC candidates particularly Asiwaju Tinubu and Governor Sanwo-Olu.
“Let’s eschew violence and bitterness. We’re all members of the same party. We should work together and support one another. Total victory is our aim and we must unite together to achieve this,” Oki said.
The Director of the Mobilization Directorate of the Lagos APC Campaign Council, Honourable Maruf Akinderu Fatai stated that the programme was put together to sensitive the people on how to vote during the coming election.
“We must educate our people on how to vote, what to do and the rules guiding voting the elections,” he said.