Lagos - Oghne Egoh, the first non-indigene to win a federal constituency seat in Lagos, on Tuesday expressed the desire to attract infrastructure development to the state.
Egoh, who was announced member of the House of Representative elect, Amuwo Odofin Federal Constituency, Lagos State, on Monday, made the promise in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Egoh polled a total of 29 761 votes to defeat the incumbent, Ganiyu Olukolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 20 616 votes.
"In this particular constituency the biggest problem we have is the decay of our infrastructure, there is no water, sewage system is bad, and there are no playing grounds," he claimed.
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Egoh promised to lobby ministers in charge of the ministries responsible for such facilities for an improved infrastructure in his constituency.
He expressed the hope that his party would win the governorship election in the state, saying its wining would further bring more development to his constituency.
Egoh expressed happiness that the PDP's governorship candidate in the state took part in his campaign and understood the challenges in his constituency.
According to him, their combination as governor and Member House of Representative would greatly satisfy the desire of his people.