By Taiwo Fadipe
…Promises to run an all inclusive government
Another prominent grassroots Politician based in Ogudu area of Kosofe Local Government, Hon. Olayinka Rabiu popularly Known as “Whyttee” joined Kosofe Local Government Chairmanship race yesterday after declaring his intention to vie for the chairmanship seat at Kosofe LGA/APC secretariat.
Hon. Rabiu made his official declaration to contest for the Local government hot seat before Kosofe LGA/APC caretaker committee headed by Alhaji Kehinde Bello and some of his ardent supporters.
While making his official declaration, Hon. Rabiu who aspired for Lagos state House of Assembly seat in Kosofe Constituency 1 in 2019, stated that he desired to be an active participant in the development of Kosofe Local Government, rather than being an armchair critic, major reason for aspiring for the chairmanship post.
And while stating that he was aware of the enormous task of being a council chairman, he promised to run an all-inclusive Local Government administration irrespective of the ethnic, religious, political and social background of the people, if given the mantle of leadership.
He also promised to take as priority; youth development, women empowerment and welfare of the party leaders and members of the local government.
He added that to bring desired change to the Local Government, he would focus his attention primarily on improving the Local Government Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), noting that execution of any laudable development programme is dependent on the availability of adequate funds.
He therefore urged the party members who will decide the fate of all the aspirants in the forthcoming chairmanship primary election to be guided by their conscience by supporting his aspiration and eschew any form of financial inducement to vote for a particular aspirant.
He made it Known after his official declaration that he would embark on a tour of wards in the local government to acquaint party stakeholders of his political agenda and to also mobilize towards the direct primary election