Following the reported beef between the Lagos State governor, Ambode and Tinunbu, the People’s Trust, a new mega party nationally led by Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) along with 30 other political parties in Lagos State, has offered its 2019 Governorship ticket in Lagos to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
According to various reports, Ambode is currently embattled by factional politics of the Lagos All Progressives Party (APC).
In a statement on Friday after the election of its state executives, its Protem State Publicity Secretary, Dr. Segun Awe Obe said Ambode should be encouraged to consolidate the great development he has started in Lagos.
“Ambode has proved to be a wizard of development in Lagos, therefore should not be sacrificed on the altar of political intrigues and interests within Lagos APC. So, we as the platform of the fresh breed credible third force stakeholders in Nigeria have mobilised 30 other political parties in our grand coalition to engage him for the purpose of fielding him in the 2019 if APC in Lagos rejects him.
“The People’s Trust, a product of the political longsuffering of the Nigerian Youths and masses with over 500 thousands permanent voters carders, PVC’s of its members in Lagos is set to adopt Ambode as its governorship candidate in Lagos if the Tinubu led camp of APC rejects him.
“For us in the Lagos People’s Trust, Ambode is a fresh breed industrious and resourceful Governor, who has since changed the face of Lagos within the shortest possible time and should be encouraged to complete his second term in the interest of the welfare of the people of Lagos, which he has started’ to do” .