Nigeria Politics


PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL : November 4th, 2023

2023 : Abiru, Kaoli makes Lagos Apex Campaign Council list as Saka, Sunmi, Adefarasin, JB, Daini, Akinsola are appointed to Committee

Prominent sons and daughter of Ikorodu Division were not left out in the composition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos State Campaign Council as the Lagos East Senatorial Candidate of the party, Sen Tokunbo Abiru and a former 2-time Commissioner of Agriculture and fmr Vice Chairman of APC Lagos East, Hon Kaoli Olusanya made the final list of 23 members Council headed by former Sen Ganiyu Solomon as Director General.

Tokunbo Abiru is a Nigerian Banker and Politician. He is the Senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial district at the 9th Nigerian National Assembly. He was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank Limited, Nigeria.

Push News 24 International also confirms the appointment of the State Party Secretary and former Assembly Member, Hon Sunmi Odesanya, Executive Chairman of Ijede LCDA, Hon Adefarasin Hassan, Ikorodu Federal Constituency Member, Hon Babajimi Benson, Party Chieftain, Bar Jamiu Adio Saka, former Assembly Member and Commissioner, Hon Adebimpe Akinsola and Executive Chairman of Igbogbo/Baiyeku, Hon Sesan Daini as members of the 116 member State Campaign Committee.

In is inaugural speech, APC Lagos State Chairman, Hon Cornelius Ojelabi stated that because of the importance the party attaches to this particularly important committees and the task before them (the members of the committee) were carefully selected owing to their individual abiilities and the believe that they will collectively as a committee deliver the State to the party.

“You are enjoined to work as a team and to carry everyone on board. You are also recommended to reconcile seeming differences within members of the party which might have arisen following the Party primaries, for us to confront the election with a united front.”

“I have no doubt this powerful committee under the direction of Distinguished Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon and coordination of veteran and political
management guru, Ogboni Fouad Oki, will do us proud and win overwhelmingly for our dear Party APC.
” Ojelabi said.

The former Lagos Commissioner charged the committee to concentrate on issues that will add value to the success of the party and avoid issues that may distract the party from the path of victory.

We should remain resolute, committed and law abiding throughout the assignment and beyond.” Ojelabi added.

Meanwhile, members of the party in Ikorodu Division have shown their profound gratitude to the State leadership of the party for the inclusion of key members of the Division which they believed was borne out of the fact that Ikorodu Division has always delivered the votes overwhelmingly for the ruling party.

2 Term Rep Member, Hon Babajimi Benson is expected to Chair the Directorate of Budgets and Funds.