The Lagos Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has endorsed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for a second term.
Chairman of CAN, Rev. (Dr.) Stephen Adegbite in a statement said Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat have performed well.
He said their successes in critical sectors of the state’s economy are endearing and as an association, they are convinced that they need to be sustained.
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He said, “Today, we would like to inform the residents of Lagos State, that the Christian Association of Nigeria in Lagos and the Christian Community in the state are throwing our weight solidly behind the candidacy of the incumbent Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and His deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat for a second term in office.
“Let me say that this endorsement is based primarily on one thing, performance, and nothing else.” His achievements in the critical sectors of the economy of the state are endearing, and we are convinced that they need to be sustained.
“The recently completed multibillion naira Imota Rice Mill project, foreign direct investments coming through the Lekki Free Trade Zone, the recently completed first phase of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit and the commencement of the second phase are commendable.
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“Also they have done well in repositioning of the health sector through the building of more health centres at the grassroots, and a free health policy for children bellow 18 years and adults above 65 years of age are not minding your ethnic background or religious affiliations are just few of the things we have seen and consistency is what we need. These, amongst others, are projects, programmes, and policies capable of creating employment for our teeming youths and helping in strengthening our economic fortunes.”
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