Labour Party Picks Sanya-Olu As Ogun Governorship Candidate


ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State chapter of Labour Party (LP) at the weekend endorsed the candidature of Mrs. Modupe Sanya-Olu as its Governorship flag bearer for the 2019 general election.

Sanya-Olu , who was unopposed, was affirmed during the party’s primaries at held its secretariat in Abeokuta, the State capital.

The party’s State Chairman, Mr Abayomi Arabambi , declared Sanya-Olu winner shortly after he had seek the opinion of party’s delegates on whether to affirm her as candidate or not. The delegates, however, endorsed her.

“In line with our constitution and having secured our members’ votes by affirmation, Mrs Modupeola Sanya-Olu is hereby declared as LP gubernatorial candidate for 2019 election”, Arabambi said.

The Chairman challenged the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying with the emergence of Sanya-Olu as LP candidate, the ruling party should be ready to vacate the number one seat in the state for his party (LP) in 2019.

Arabambi described the party anointed candidate as “qualified and presentable” and expressed the party’s readiness to takeover the state.

Unveiling some of her agenda for the state, Sanya-Olu vowed to declare a state of emergency on the health sector with a view to improving healthcare service delivery.

She added that her administration would embark on agriculture revolution, create jobs through private sector and declare free education at the basic level.

Speaking on women in politics, the governorship candidate was optimistic that her emergence would encourage more women to vie for elective positions if elected as Governor in the forth coming election.

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