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Lagos LG Poll: Arewa Community endorse Chairmanship Aspirant


The chairmanship ambition of the Secretary of All Progressive Congress in

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Kola
Egunjobi got a boost on Saturday as the Arewa Community declared their
support for his candidature at the 10tht year anniversary of Sarkin
Hausawan Agege, HRH (Alh.) Musa Dogon Kadai.

Alhaji Sabiu Naallah, Chairman, Agege branch of Kwankwasiyya group,
loyalists of the former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa
Kwakwanso, who spoke on behalf of the Arewa Community at Sarkin Agege’s
anniversary celebration said, “Today is a great day, the reason being that
we are officially declaring and adopting one of us, who lives among us,
Alhaji Abdulganiyu Egunjobi for Agege chairmanship race. We have high hope
that you will emerge as APC’s flag-bearer and come July 22, 2017, we will
vote en masse for you.
“And to demonstrate that our support for Alh. Egunjobi is unequivocal we
recently donated to him a campaign office. I am congratulating him in
advance as the next chairman of Agege Local Government. I will rest my case
here because we are waiting for the celebration day, come July 22.”

Similarly, the President of Agege Arewa Youth Forum, an association of
young men and women of the northern extraction, Mallam Adamu Ali said,
“Alhaji Egunjobi is one of us, a trueborn son of Agege, one that speaks
Hausa and Yoruba fluently. He grew up among us and we can identify with
him. He is the best candidate in this circumstance to be the chairman of
Agege Local Government, and we believe we should give him our open support.”

The aspirant, who was in attendance at the anniversary of the Hausa monarch
during which he was endorsed, expressed his gratitude for the supports
accorded him by the Arewa Community, adding that he will deliver on his
campaign promises if he is elected.

“My word is my bond, and like i always say trust is the core of what i am
about and what the people around me and my leaders are about. Now we can
all see the developments our leader, the Speaker of the Lagos State House
of Assembly, Rt Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has brought to Agege and its

Photo caption: From left: The Chairmanship aspirant, Alhaji Abdulganiyu
Egunjobi; Sole Administrator of Agege LG, Gbenga Abiola; and Sarkin
Hausawan Agege, HRH (Alh.) Musa Dogon Kadai during the anniversary

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