Council Poll: PDP, LP Councillorhip Candidates Present Agenda To Anibaba Electorate

Kunle Adelabu.

-APC candidate failed to show-up

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Afeez Oluwabanjo, Labour Party (left) and Mabunmi Tosin Peoples Democratic Party (right) at the debate. APC Councillorship candidate, Mr Shokunbi Toheeb Abiola failed to show-up.

It was yet another opportunity for Ikorodu residents to interact with candidates of different political parties vying for the Councillorship positions in the council elections scheduled to hold on July 22, 2017, across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas in the state,as Generationnext held a Political Debate for the Councillorship candidates in Ward F area of Ikorodu Local Government on Sunday, July 16,2017.

While Mr Afeez Oluwabanjo from Labour Party (LP) and Mr Tosin Mabunmi from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates were at the debate to present their respective programmes to the electorate, Mr Shokunbi Toheeb Abiola ,the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, failed to honour the debate which was held at late Alhaji Andu’s house in Anibaba, Ikorodu.

 

Mrs Wuraola Maja, Chairman, Planning Committee of the Debate, in her speech  said that the purpose of organising the epoch making political debate is to create an avenue for those seeking political offices to interract with the people and intimate them on what they would do if given the mandate.

 

She added  that political engagement among political candidates and office holders should be a continuous exercise.

 

While presenting his agenda to the residents of Ward F, the PDP candidate,Tosin Mabunmi said he would organize free medical programme to assist his constituents if elected as councillor.

 

He also pledged to give free exercise books to primary and secondary school students in his ward, while also stating that he would ensure that Ikorodu students in higher institution get their bursaries as at when due.

On security of lives and properties within his ward, Mabunmi promised to facilitate regular meetings with the Community Development Associations (CDAs) and other stakeholders and also give them necessary support.

 

The Labour candidate, Mr Afeez Oluwabanjo, while speaking on his own agenda promised the people an all-inclusive representation  through the CDAs in his ward. He also assured that he would use his legislative power to ensure that people’s lives and properties are adequately protected.

 

Oluwabanjo,who also spoke on his plans on Education, Youth Empowerment among others, pledged to give his constituents adequate representation if elected.

 

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