Leaders of Ndigbo in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state have on Thursday endorsed Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, as the APC candidate for the Lagos East senatorial bye-election slated for Saturday, October 31 this year.
This was the leaders’ submission at a meeting with the Lagos East Senatorial Bye-Election Campaign Council under the leadership of Chief Kaoli Olusanya in Ikorodu area of Lagos on Thursday.
Unveiling their choice candidate, the leaders recalled how Abiru successfully transformed Polaris Bank from liability to profitability in four years.
The Coordinator of Ndigbo in Lagos, Uche Okpotemba, who gave Abiru his blessings, promised that all Ndigbo indigenes in Lagos East Senatorial District would be mobilised to vote APC come October 31.
Reacting to his nomination, Abiru noted that if elected a senator representing Lagos East, he would focus on initiating bills and sponsoring motions that would guarantee protection of lives and properties nationwide.
Other members at the meeting included: Apex Leader of Ndigbo in APC, Mr. Joe Igbokwe; Deputy Coordinator of Ndigbo in Lagos, Chris Akwilo; Lagos East Leader of Ndigbo, Mr. Kelvin Nwoha; and the Eze Ndigbo of Ikosi-Isheri, Eze Remi Anyamele.Follow us on social media