Yekinni Adeyemi reports.
Ifako-Ijaiye/Ojokoro was agog with mammoth crowd that stormed the All Progressive Congress (APC) Mega Rally to garner support for all the candidates of the party for the forthcoming general elections.
The mega rally which kicked off at Ajegunle-Ilo area of Ojokoro Local Council Development Area where party faithfuls and supporters of the party, APC gathered at early hours of the day to commence the mega rally and to join other party faithfuls who also took off at the Ishaga Area of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area for the venue of the rally in Ajala area of Ojokoro LCDA.
The Executive Chairman of Ojokoro LCDA, Hon. Hammed Idowu D. Tijani (HID) led the teeming crowd from Ajegunle-Ilo with the council legislators and executive members who trekked all the way and non-stop to the rally ground in Ijaiye where another massive crowed led by the Executive Chairman of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area HonToba Oke and the party’s candidate for the Lagos State House of Assembly, Ifako-Ijaiye 01, Hon. Adewale Temitope (JAH) joined the Ojokoro team at the venue for the task ahead and it all began with melodious rhythms and lively vibes.
Speaking with newsmen at the event, Ojokoro council boss Hon. HID Tijani made it clear that the mega rally was to campaign and root for all the candidates of the party from federal to the state level and to support all the candidates of the party.
“The essence of this mega rally in Ifako-Ijaiye/Ojokoro is to gather support for Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu and all the candidates of our party and to give all our candidates a bigger avenue to sell themselves and the party manifesto again to the people”, Hon. Tijani said.
“It will interest you to know that we have already sensitized our people on the need to get their permanent voter cards which they are complying to. We want all the people of Ifako-Ijaiye and Ojokoro to come out in February and March to vote for our gubernatorial candidate Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu , Presidential candidates Muhammadu Buhari and all the candidates of our party, APC”, HID Tijani concluded.
The council boss for Ifako-Ijaiye, Hon. Oloruntoba Oke further buttressed the statement and request of HID Tijani in his speech and further emphasized on the need to reelect President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigeria to continue to be progressing.
At the mega rally were APC stalwart, Hon. Dr. Adeleke Ipaye, Deacon Omole, Price Adewale Bello, the Lagos State House of Assembly member representing Ifako-Ijaiye constituency 02, Hon. Rasheed Makinde, members of Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu Independent Campaign Group (BOSICG) and coordinator; Hon. Okeyomi Dipo, the candidate of the party for Ifako-Ijaiye Federal House of Representatives, Hon. James Owolabi, the candidate of the party for Lagos State House of Assembly Ifako-Ijaiye 01, Hon. Adewale Temitope (JAH), Party LG executives and many other distinguished members of APC were all present.