Gbajabiamila wins Surulere 1 APC ticket for historic sixth term unopposed
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has won, unopposed, the All Progressives Congress, APC, ticket for Surulere 1 Federal Constituency.
The primary election took place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Friday with a total of 30 delegates present, who voted Gbajabiamila in as the candidate of the APC.
Mr. Gbajabiamila’s constituents, who turned out to witness the event, jubilated after the Speaker was confirmed as the candidate of the party.
Mr. Gbajabiamila, who has been the member representing the federal constituency since 2003, is seeking to return to the House for the sixth time.
According to his constituents, the Speaker has been providing excellent representation to the people of Surulere 1 since they first elected him to the Green Chamber by initiating many people-oriented programmes and empowerment outreaches that changed their lives.
They said that from June 2019, when he became the Speaker, till date, Mr. Gbajabiamila had doubled his efforts in bringing infrastructural development not just to Surulere, but also to other parts of Lagos State.
One of the delegates, Chief Mrs Bamidele Hussein, said Mr Gbajabiamila deserves the peoples backing because of all he has done for the constituency.
“This is in appreciation of what he has done for us in Surulere. He brought a lot: empowerment, free medical services¸ reconstruction of many roads with solar lights, building and renovation of schools, supply of educational materials, both electronic and others, to students and teachers, and he equipped existing hospitals and built new ones. Look, he has done a lot and has positively touched the lives of all in Surulere beyond our expectations. Surulere loves him,” she said.
By Taoreed Abdullahi.