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Why I am seeking a second term-Ambode (UPDATED)

The Governor of Lagos State Akinwumi Ambode today picked nomination form to enable him recontest the position of governor of the state for second term.

Reports say that Ambode picked the form in Abuja and would officially declare to contest later in the day in Lagos.

Ambode shared the news on his Twitter handle, @AkinwunmiAmbode, after he picked up the form at the APC National Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor  said he expressed his interest to run for second term  because in the last three and a half years, he had fulfilled his promises to make Lagos work for all.

“In these three and a half years as your governor, I have seen visible proof that we can achieve unbelievable things when we all come together with no more than our belief in our dreams. With your support, we have made Lagos a better place and changed the face of our state. I did not do it alone; we did it together, because you believed”

Ambode who said the state remained steadily prosperous because of Lagosians’ positive outlook. urged them to always stay positive in their personal and communal lives and continue to aspire to great things.

“We achieved because you believed. But there is still a lot more to be done. But I am not daunted. I am not tired. And I am sure you feel the same way because we all envision a better Lagos, a Lagos of our dreams.So by this humble process of which I have collected my nomination form this morning(yesterday) and I ask you to give me your support as I seek to continue with your mandate to steer the affairs of our state. I ask you to believe again and together, let’s achieve more”.

While thanking members of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress; political leaders, Ambode paid glowing tribute to APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, “for giving me the platform to contribute to the further growth and development of our state”.he said

 

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