Lagos - Governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Sen. Musliu
Obanikoro (PDP), on Friday promised to wrest power from the APC-controlled
government in the state in 2015.
Obanikoro, the immediate past Minister of State for
Defence, stated this in Lagos while addressing supporters and members of the
state executive of the party. He was at the secretariat with supporters to
declare his intention to seek the party's ticket for the 2015 governorship
polls in the state.
The former minister told party faithful that he was the only person among
the aspirants that could wrest power from the APC government in the state.Also read: Lagos APC governorship primary not a war
"It is time to liberate Lagos. This state has been
ruled by one man for the past 16 years”, he said.
He urged members of the party to unite towards winning the 2015 elections in
Obanikoro said: "Experience can never be purchased. I can tell you
that only those who have served in government can make meaningful change.
"Those who don’t have experience cannot make meaningful
change, they will only go there to start learning governance and we don’t need
an apprentice governor in Lagos", he said.
Chairman of PDP in the state retired Capt. Tunji Shelle, promised that the
party’s primaries would be free and fair.
"No aspirant will be imposed on the party’’, Shelle said.