Reports reaching Voplink is anything to go by, then the coast may be clear for Governor Ambode’s re-election as Lagos State Governor in 2019.
On Friday, a group known as The People’s Trust (PT), a new mega party nationally led by Olisa Agbakoba, human rights advocate, and Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa alongside 30 other parties have indicated their readiness to support Governor Ambode’s second bid in 2019.
In a statement on Friday, Segun Obe, publicity secretary of PT, they disclosed that Gov Ambode remains the only credible candidate that could transformed Lagos State for the best going by some of growth and development been witnessed in the state.
“Ambode has proven to be a wizard of development in Lagos, therefore should not be sacrificed on the altar of political intrigues and interests within Lagos APC,” he said.
“So, we as the platform of the fresh breed credible third force stakeholders in Nigeria have mobilised 30 other political parties in our grand coalition to engage him for the purpose of fielding him in the 2019 if APC in Lagos rejects him. The People’s Trust, a product of the political long-suffering of the Nigerian Youths and masses with over 500 thousands permanent voters carders, PVC’s of its members in Lagos is set to adopt Ambode as its governorship candidate in Lagos if the Tinubu led camp of APC rejects him
“For us in the Lagos People’s Trust, Ambode is a fresh breed industrious and resourceful Governor, who has since changed the face of Lagos within the shortest possible time and should be encouraged to complete his second term in the interest of the welfare of the people of Lagos, which he has started’ to do.”