Ahead of 2023 general elections, the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial district, Sen. Tokunbo Abiru, has called on the party mobilisers to intensify their efforts in mobilising voters to vote all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos and particularly in the district.
Abiru explained that it was imperative for the party to have a large voter turnout to boost the number of votes for APC, particularly, the presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The Senator stated this on Thursday while meeting with over 2,000 Canvassers from Kosofe and Somolu local government areas.
It would be recalled that there were over 4,000 Canvassers engaged by Senator Abiru to mobilise voters to vote for all the APC candidates in the February 25 and March 11, 2023 general elections.
Similar sensitisation sessions were held for Canvassers from Ikorodu, Epe, Ibeju Lekki.
The Canvassers operate under the auspices of East Consultative Forum,ECF, an independent Campaign group that is complementing the party’s voters mobilisation drive in the Lagos East Senatorial District.
The Senator stated that the ECF was not in competition with the party, but complementing the efforts of the party in mobilizing voters to vote for all APC candidates.
He disclosed further that campaign sourvenirs were first given to the party before getting to the Canvassers and their coordinators across the Lagos East Senatorial District.
Meanwhile, the State Party Chairman, Mr Cornelius Ojelabi said that Abiru has shown that he is indeed a loyal party man, who is genuinely seeking the success of the party at the polls.
According to him, Senator Abiru has strenthened the confidence of the party members through his reward system that gets to beneficiaries directly.
Ojelabi assured that Canvassers who diligently mobilize andd ensure that voters vote for all APC Candidates would get the reward as promised by the Senator.
“The Senator has done. He has given to Ceasar what belongs to Ceasar and we should ensure that will highest numbers of votes for the APC in Lagos. Senator Abiru has delivered exceptionally well on his mandate in the last 25 months he has been in the saddle.
“I have been to Senator Abiru Innovation Lab (SAIL), the first of its kind Innovation Hub in this district that is focused on Human Capital Development of young people. Senator Abiru’s achievements in just two years are just mind-blowing”, said Ojelabi.