Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor and newly chosen Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Ondo Governorship election, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has told the fellow competitor, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to not bother wasting its time competing with the eminent, Rotimi Akeredolu, stating that he would be elected again by the Ondo people due to the fact that he has done well in the state.
Sanwo-Olu also said that the election is far from over and they won’t underestimate or take Akeredolu’s opposition for granted.
The Lagos governor spoke on Saturday at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja shortly after his 104-member campaign council was launched.
He was then asked if he had any message to the PDP in the state, Sanwoolu said; “They really should not waste their time, but the election is something that is not over until it is all over.
“So, we are not going to take anybody for granted. We are going for an election and it is going to be issue-based.
“We will ensure that we campaign for the people of Ondo State to see the need to continue with the progressive government that they have.
According to The Lagos State Governor “Akeredolu is doing very well, we have seen it, he still has the capacity, he has the energy to further advance what he is currently doing. So, that is why we are with him and we know he will do that”.
However, Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state encouraged the party members and supporters in Ondo State to abide by the rules.
“Let me use this occasion to assure the good people of Ondo state that your investment in the party in this election will consolidate the achievements recorded in the last four years. I want to assure you that APC will not renege in its drive to build a peaceful and prosperous Ondo state that will be the pride of all.
“Before l conclude this address, l urge our supporters in Ondo state and all over the country to be law-abiding, before, during and after the election. We should play healthy competition and promote robust electoral campaign and politics, generally”, He said.