Jandor promises LG autonomy, free and compulsory education in Lagos

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The governorship candidate of the Lagos State branch of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Abdul-Azeez Adediran (Jandor) announced his campaign on Wednesday, promising that his administration would give autonomy to local governments in the state and would increase education funding if passed. in operation next year.

The PDP flag-bearer made this known during a campaign tour of Alimosho Local Government Area, saying his administration would ensure that funds going to Lagos councils were not tempered because, according to there would be a mechanism to oversee the judicious use of council funds for projects that would benefit council members.

The PDP leader lamented the deplorable state of infrastructure in the council areas of Lagos, saying it was an indication of the failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration in the state.

“We would lead a responsive and accountable government to the people of Lagos State. We would ensure that the roads are passable.

“My administration would empower the councils, any money given to them, we would ensure that it was spent wisely in carrying out projects for council members.

“That’s part of the reason why I’m touring neighborhoods in the state to see what people need, I want to go everywhere in Lagos,” Jandor said.

During his campaign tour of Alimosho, Jandor received the endorsement of political leaders, artisan groups and religious leaders in the council.

Receiving the PDP candidate, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Council Chairman, Owoeye Taiwo, lamented that despite the huge voter base of the Alimosho people, successive state administrations did little for the council, adding that several parts of the state lacked basic amenities and had been neglected.

Taiwo said people are tired of broken promises from political leaders, advising the DPP candidate to keep his campaign promises if elected after the 2023 gubernatorial election.

The PDP candidate also received the endorsement of the Alimosho Tailors Association during his campaign visit as the body’s chairman, Hakeem Kolade, pledged the group would work diligently towards the candidate’s election victory of the PDP to the post of governor.

Kolade noted that it was time for Lagos State to have a governor who would have the full spectrum of the people at heart, adding that people were tired of the APC administration in Lagos.

“We’ve had enough of APCs, and that’s why when you see that many of our members are suffering, the country is getting harder every day.

“Nothing has changed in the last eight years, we are rather struggling to survive. We would come and vote for you next year and we ask all of our members to do the same,” Kolade said.

Similarly, the PDP gubernatorial candidate also received endorsements from non-Yoruba natives in the council and several political leaders after visiting their quarters.

The PDP candidate and his campaign team would spend three days touring key council areas.

In response, the PDP candidate said that if elected, his administration would work for the greater good of Lagosian, promising that he would give free and compulsory education from primary to secondary with free school uniforms.

“I would make sure to provide free education from primary to secondary, with free uniforms.

“If elected, my government would be our government, it remains in our hands and we only have eight years on that day to decide,” he said.

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