The Speaker of Lagos State Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa has commended officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for the prompt commencement of the Governorship and State Assembly Elections.
Chief Obasa gave the commendation in a chat with Journalists after casting his vote at Unit 019, Ward E, Oluwole Olaniyan Street, Agege.
He described the security deployment for the exercise as very impressive.
The Lagos speaker expressed optimism that his party, the All Progressives Congress APC, would win the ongoing governorship and state Assembly election in Lagos.
“APC will be declared winner in both the governorship and House of Assembly elections. We are certain of victory. We voted for and won the presidential election. So we strongly believe in Almighty Allah and we know He will crown our efforts with success,” he said.
“I can see a lot of them around and I think it is very good. It’s very impressive and I hope it will be sustained till the end of the exercise”.
Chief Obasa expressed hope that more voters would turn out before the end of the exercise.
“We are still very hopeful that many of our people would come out before the end of the exercise.
“Majority of those we have here are youth. So we can confirm that the youth have turned up. But we are not particular about demography. We are talking about everyone qualified to vote.
Asked what the youth should expect from him going forward, the Speaker said: “We have been working together with the youth and there is a strong collaboration. They have access to us and we are always open. We have always worked together and we will continue to attend to their requests.”