The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor has said that the 2023 governorship election in the state will break past stereotypes.
Adediran, who said this in an Instagram post, added that the forthcoming election cycle will be different and will usher in a “new era” in Lagos State.
The governorship hopeful also disclosed that himself and the PDP House of Representatives candidate for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W, met with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter to discuss their plans for the future of Lagos State, particularly regarding protecting religious freedom.
Adediran, who lauded the religious body for their interest in the elections, urged CAN to “use their influence to push for progressive leadership” in the state.
Adediran said, “I met with the Christian Association of Nigeria executives in Lagos. I was accompanied by Bankole Wellington, our PDP House of Reps candidate for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency. Banky W as he is fondly known in entertainment circles, is a much loved leader in the Christian community in Lagos, and his nomination is seen as a shift in the right direction.
“We went to discuss our plans for the future of Lagos and share with the representatives our vision for the future of our great state as it regards the protection of religious freedoms.
“I applauded CAN and other religious organisations for taking an active interest in the elctions and encouraged them to use their influence to push for progressive leadership, so that we do not have a repeat of the unfortunate events that have defined the tenure of the present administration.
“I am reassured that this election cycle will defy all the stereotypes that have defined elections in the past and we will finally be ushered into an era of peace and economic prosperity for Lagosians.
“May our prayers to God turn for supplications for relief from injustice and manufactured poverty to thansgiving for promises fulfilled,” he concluded.