National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu, has again expressed confidence that his party would win Saturday’s governorship election in Lagos State.
In a statement signed by the former Bauchi State governor in Abuja, he premised his conviction on the party’s impressive performance in the presidential election in the state.
Mu’azu urged the party faithful not to be dispirited by its defeat in the presidential election as he noted that the party’s flag bearer, Jimi Agbaje, was a formidable candidate.
Mu’azu said: “Lagos State cannot remain an Island of continuity in a sea of change. For the next Saturday, April 11 gubernatorial election, the formidable PDP candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, should easily beat his rival All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, in the election.
“The PDP came very close to winning the presidential elections in Lagos State and our supporters must not relent because Lagos is going the PDP way for the first time since 1999.
“It is going to be a desirable change because the pedigree of our candidate is formidable. This has obviously caused consternation in the APC as they continue to find a way of stopping the Jimi Agbaje success train in its tracks.”
Mu’azu, who expressed consternation over comments attributed to the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, also accused the government-in-waiting of keeping silent over the unsavoury remarks of the traditional ruler.