By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos
Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who contestedÂ tickets of the party for seats in the stateâ€™s House of Assembly in theÂ last 2015 general elections have called on Governor Akinwunmi AmbodeÂ to run an all-inclusive government.This is coming just as the group has also extolled the performance ofÂ the governor in his 365 days in office, saying he has kept faith theÂ expectations of the people of the state.
At a world press conference in Lagos on Sunday, the Public relationsÂ Officer of the group, Mutiu Olakunle Alimi said Ambode has doneÂ extremely well and thus deserve everybodyâ€™s commendation.
â€œWe hereby congratulate the amiable, visionary governor of LagosÂ state, His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for his unrivalledÂ performance in bringing modern, meaningful development to Lagos stateÂ and government closer to the great people of Lagos in the last 365Â days in office than any successive government in the state.
â€œIt is an undisputable fact, that you have done exceedingly well inÂ just 1 year in office. you have virtually touched every facet ofÂ governance and have given us hope, with you at the saddle of Â governance; Lagos state could attain that dream of being a super megaÂ city in Africa within the shortest possible time. You have doneÂ excellently well in the areas of infrastructural development,Â security, transport, agriculture, civic engagement among others.
â€œWe are very happy to be identified with the great success yourÂ administration has rendered within 365 days in office.
â€œWe are optimistic, you will consolidate on your achievement and touchÂ other areas that could make a significant difference for the people ofÂ Lagos state in the remaining part of your tenure.
The group also praised the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju BolaÂ Ahmed Tinubu for his immense contributions to nation building and theÂ success story of Lagos state.
The group however appealed to Ambode to make his government accessibleÂ and all inclusive.
They noted that the LAHA 2015 aspirants are being chided away fromÂ contributing their own quota to the development of the state.
They averred that, â€œour group, Lagos State House of Assembly AspirantsÂ 2015, admonish our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in theÂ state, to involve the state assembly aspirants in the activities of
the party in the state.
â€œThe state Assembly aspirants should be seen and perceived as majorÂ stakeholders in the affairs of the party in the state instead of beingÂ isolated and seen and treated as rebels and outcast by the party
officials both at the state and local government levels.â€