Lagos lawmaker, Hon Desmond Elliot, on Thursday applauded the courage, commitment and loyalty of nationalists who risked their lives to the pursuit of political emancipation and freedom of the country from colonialism and imperialism.
He also commended Nigerians for sustaining hope for a better nation.
‘’ “We have much to be thankful for and a lot more to be hopeful about. This is the time to show commitment. This is the time to bless the good people of Surulere Constituency 1, socialize and communicate with the constituents. We are talking, communicating and empowering the people. As representatives, we must be there for our people; we must listen to the cry of the people. We made a promise a month ago to support some people” he said.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila and Hon Desmond Elliot on Wednesday, September 30 picked the medical bills of Ward G3 Youth Leader, Bolaji Oki.
On Thursday, October 1, the Lagos lawmaker commissioned boreholes in Ward E 1 and Ward F3, Recreation Centre in Ward E. He also gave cash to a lot of people in Surulere Constituency 1.
The lawmaker emphasized healthcare, small scale businesses and conglomerate.
‘’We bother ourselves with things that are not necessary. Tribalism is one of the most disruptive influences confronting us’’ he said.
The member representing Surulere Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly urged politicians to emulate the spirit of the nationalists, their dedication to duty, their precision and concept of national unity.
In a statement signed by the Chairman, Lagos Political, Community and Religious Leaders Forum (LPCRLF), Mr. Alao Taiwo, the representative of Surulere Constituency 1 appealed to political leaders and youths in the country to avoid any action capable of destabilizing the nation.
He enjoined Nigerians to work harder to enhance productivity, reduce unemployment and poverty and ensure prosperity.
‘’The APC Government will continue to attract investments, ensure better terms of trade and improve relations with creditors and development partners’’.
The famous actor advised Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the cause of building a strong, united and viable nation.
“We have positive achievements and dividends of democracy to report” he said and commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for focusing on meaningful development projects.
Niger Delta leaders praise Muhammadu Buhari, Godswill Akpabio
Key leaders in the Niger Delta region on Wednesday commended the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio for the huge changes in the region.
The leaders, deeply impressed by Akpabio’s political style and transparency, called for a united front against critics of the former Governor of Akwa-Ibom State.
Specifically, the leaders praised the former Senate’s Minority Leader for rewriting the history of the region, using his talent to achieve more for the people and effectively handling the development issues and challenges in the region.
In a statement in Yenagoa, the leaders described the minister’s critics as high ranking beggars surviving on dubious contracts in the country.
‘’Senator Godswill Akpabio is a man of vision. He sees far into the future’’ the leaders said.
The leaders emphasized Akpabio’s contribution towards resolving the problems that are impacting negatively on the Niger Delta people, restructuring, reformulation of policy postures, readjustment of strategies and reshaping of outward relations along more fashionable and multi-dimensional lines.
Signed by the chairman, Niger Delta Leaders Forum (NDLF), Chief John Harry, the leaders described the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to complete the East West Road by the end of 2021, the release of funds for the project and mobilization of contractors to the sites as encouraging.
‘’Senator Godswill Akpabio is a very good lawyer and politician, strong and honest. In Akwa-Ibom, he expanded the opportunities and capabilities of people to live the lives they value. Indeed, he did more than anyone else to develop the oil rich state’’