Lagos East Bye – Election: Youth Council Pledges Support For APC Candidate

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Lagos East, has pledged to support the senatorial aspiration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the December 5 bye-election in the senatorial district, Mr. Tokunbo Mikhail Abiru. The Chairman of the NYCN, Lagos chapter, Comrade Olalekan Biliamin Sulaimon-Oba, disclosed this at a session with Abiru in Ikorodu on Thursday, November 26, 2020, promising to mobilise youths across the senatorial district in his support. The session was attended by 16 coordinators of the youth council from the five Local Government…

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Gbadamosi Did Not Forge His WASC Certificate, PDP Responds

Wale Jagun The People s Democratic Party (PDP) has responded to the call on the Inspector – General of Police (IGP) to prosecute its Senatorial candidate in the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election, Mr Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi, for alleged forgery and perjury. They party stated that its candidate did not forge his West African Examination Council Certificate, adding that, “The APC has only concocted these wicked lies as a means of tarnishing the good image of Mr. Gbadamosi”. The All Progressives Congress (APC) had on Tuesday, November 24, 2020,…

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Lagos East Senatorial Bye – Election: Again, Abiru Unveils Agenda For Youths In Open Letter

Kunle Adelabu -Condemns desecration of palaces, monuments during #EndSARS protest The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election and former Group Managing Director, Polaris Bank PLC, Mr Adetokunbo Mikhail Abiru, has once again unveiled his agenda for the development of youths if elected. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week rescheduled the bye – election for December 5, 2020. While stating the problems  of poverty, unemployment and disconnect with the teeming youths and masses in his open letter to the Lagos East youths, titled,…

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Abiru Writes IGP, Demands Probe of PDP Candidate’s Murder Allegation

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has asked the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu to investigate attempted murder allegation his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi brought against him. Abiru, the immediate past Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank Limited, added that the need to investigate the allegation became imperative in order to expose and apprehend those who attempted to murder the PDP candidate and members of his campaign team. According to a…

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Abiru Urges FG to Implement Presidential Report on SARS

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the October 31 Senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru on Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a five-point demand of youths that protested the extra-judicial activities of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squads (SARS). Alongside the five-point demand of the protesters, however, Abiru urged the federal government to completely implement the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reforms of SARS, which according to him, would go a long way to change the public perception of the Nigeria Police. He…

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I Will Seek Amendment To CAMA If Elected, Says Abiru

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru yesterday said he would seek amendments to the Companies and Allied Matter Act (CAMA) 2020 if elected on October 31. Abiru, a former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, lamented the rising cases of domestic and sexual violence in the federation, promising that he would promote legislation that would end the social menace in the country. He made these remarks at separate meetings with Christian and Muslim leaders in Ikorodu yesterday, noting that he…

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I Have No Choice Than To Give Quality Representation, Maintain Good Legacy – Abiru

Kunle Adelabu The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the retired Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Polaris Bank PLC, Mr Adetokunbo Mikhail Abiru, has stated that he will put the same energy which helped him to the peak of his banking career in the last 32 years into his legislative engagements to give the Lagos East Senatorial District constituents quality representation if elected as a Senator. Abiru also pledged to continue with good legacy of his father who was the first Senator to represent the District in…

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APC Drafts Critical Stakeholders Into Abiru’s Campaign

Kunle Adelabu In response to the dwindling votes recorded in the last three general elections in Lagos State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has drafted critical stakeholders into the Lagos East Senatorial campaign structure of Mr Adetokunbo Abiru. This was revealed by the chieftains of the party at the inauguration of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Ikorodu Local Government held at the Solomade home of the former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye. According to chieftains of the party, they are not only aiming to win…

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Prove Lagos East Voting Strength With Bye-Election, Abiru Charges Party Members

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the October 31 Lagos East senatorial bye-election, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has appealed to the party faithfuls and leaders in the senatorial district to use the forthcoming bye-election to prove the voting strength of Lagos State to the entire country. In a statement by the Senatorial candidate’s media unit, Abiru, who was former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, also pleaded with the party faithfuls to go from community to community, house to house or local council to local council, convincing about two…

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I have What It Takes To Deliver As A Senator – APC Senatorial Candidate

Kunle Adelabu Mr Adetokunbo Abiru, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the vacant Lagos East Senatorial seat at the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, has assured the constituents that he has what is required to represent them and delivered on promises.  The technocrat turned politician, who stated that he is passionate about assisting vulnerable people and giving back to the society, also pledged to create a foundation to tackle poverty among his people. He gave this assurance while responding to questions by Community based reporters across the Lagos…

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