Prominent All Progressives Party leaders in Lagos East Senatorial District on Friday lauded the leadership qualities of the chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, describing his performance in the Senate as exciting.
At a meeting held in Somolu, the leaders heaped praise on Ashafa for advancing the interest of the people, changing the face of politics in the senatorial district and taking on a range of key domestic challenges.
“Senator Gbenga Ashafa has become the standard yardstick to measure the performance of politicians in Nigeria” Meeting under the auspices of Lagos East Political Leaders Forum, the leaders called on APC faithful to support Ashafa to emerge as the party’s flag-bearer. “We wouldn’t permit a rubber stamp to represent Lagos East in 2019” A statement by the chairman, Forum for Lagos East Political Leaders (FLEPL), Alhaji Abdul-Aleem Mujeeb not only eulogized Ashafa for his service to the country but endorsed him ahead of APC primaries.
“A change is not on the cards. The result of the APC Senatorial Primary won’t surprise anyone. Ashafa will be APC flag bearer. He will definitely receive block vote from Ikorodu, Epe, Ibeju Lekki, Somolu and Kosofe” The leaders who predicted that Ashafa’s opponent would meet a contest of his life as he would suffer a humiliating electoral defeat thanked the youths and women for the confidence reposed on Ashafa.
“The choice of the people is not in doubt. The people have confidence in Senator Gbenga Ashafa” the leaders said.
They lauded Ashafa for delivering 96 verifiable and functional projects, 26 bills and 12 motions of local and national importance. “Even acknowledged authorities in the field of politics and government recognize the efforts of Ashafa in the development of the country.