Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his Deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa and other elected state’s lawmakers, on Thursday, received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The governor thanked the leadership of INEC for conducting a successful election and expressed hope that in future elections it would continue to raise the bar.
He also called on Lagosians to hold his administration accountable as it commenced the next phase of the journey, which would take till 2027.
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Governor Sanwo Olu promised that his administration would take its work to a new level of performance and delivery and complete all ongoing projects as well as ensure that all new ones were funded, prioritized and delivered.
He urged Lagosians to be law-abiding, remain united, live in peace and harmony irrespective of faith, creed, and political affiliations and should not leave room for hatred, incitement, or violence as they embrace the true spirit of Lagos.
The Governor also assured that his administration was poised to unlock four more years of peace, progress, and prosperity for Lagos State as it countdown to May 29, when the peace, progress, and prosperity for Lagos State as it countdown to May 29, when the renewed mandate would commence.
He extended a hand of fellowship to all those who contested against him pledging four more years of massive infrastructure renewal and development, forward-looking policies in transportation, health, education, environment, and agriculture among others.
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The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje congratulated the elected candidates saying the successful outcome of the Lagos State governorship and State House of Assembly elections would not have been possible without the support and cooperation of the electorate who came out to vote for the candidates of their choice.
The Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, who was also reelected for the seventh time said the certificate presentation was a confirmation of his victory at the poll.
“This presentation is a confirmation of our victory in the last poll. I want to assure all Lagosian on behalf of my colleagues that we are ready to build on the last assembly. We will continue to make laws that will bring progress in Lagos and we will continue to protect the interests of Lagosians,” he said.