Lagosians have been enjoined to support the re-election of Governor Akinwumi Ambode.
Making the appeal in Lagos, the Chairman, Alaba Igbo Traders Association, Chief Valentine Obasi, described Ambode as a progressive who has transformed Lagos State beyond expectations.
According to Obasi, the governor’s performance has surpassed the expectations of many Nigerians.
‘’When Ambode assumed office, there was this initial fear about whether he would be able to step into the shoes of his predecessor considering the enviable record of the predecessor, but, against all expectations, Ambode took the challenge and, today, Lagos is a success story under him. That is why he has been winning awards. We should all support Ambode for second term so that he can transform Lagos into Dubai of Africa’’, the union leader stated.
He vowed to mobilize Igbo traders in Alaba and other parts of Lagos to vote for Ambode for second term, saying the support for the governor by members of his association was in recognition of his excellent performance.
‘’Look at the massive construction of roads. Today when you get to the Lagos toll-gate especially at night, you think you are in London or Paris. Look at the transformation going on in Osodi, Epe and other places. Nobody should deny him his dues”, Obasi said.
The market leader appealed to the governor to provide a security post in Alaba market in order to protect traders from harassment by hoodlums and touts.