On Wednesday, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, expressed his willingness to partake in Saturday’s primary election of the All Progressive Alliance (APC) where the part’s flagbearer will emerge.
In a statement published by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, Ambode declared his readiness to work with the direct primary route laid down by the party hierarchy.
“As our great party approaches Saturday, September 29th, 2018, earmarked for the direct primary election to choose the candidate to fly our party’s gubernatorial flag at the next general election.
“I am happy to restate my commitment to participate in that process having procured and submitted my nomination form and having formally declared my intention to seek a second term to continue on the path of unprecedented growth and development that our State has witnessed since 2015”.
The statement added that the Governor in seeking re-election is approaching the founding fathers and teeming members of the party with a “grateful heart, open arms and a pledge to open and deeper attention to the concerns of this one, big family”.
The statement congratulates the other contestants for their commitment towards the uplift of the party and urged party members to vote peacefully across the state where the primary will take place.