The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Tinubu has called for an overwhelming support for the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.
While addressing APC stakeholders on Monday, Tinubu urged Lagos state chapter of the APC to deliver at least three million votes across Lagos State for the President, Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential election.
He stressed the need to make sure that APC
In the gathering were the Lagos State governorship candidate, Mr Babajide SAnwo-Olu and the present governor, Akinwunmi Ambode
The National Leader urged members to not only vote for President Buhari, but candidates for the National Assembly, and the state House of Assembly.
He said, “We are still waiting for the official list of candidates from the Independent National Electoral Commission; that is why we have not inaugurated the campaigns.
“What is important at this moment is where Nigeria is going. Here in Lagos, we must maintain a strong outing for the APC.
“We must differentiate between developmental economy and container economy. We must educate our people that we will not accept to get Nigeria corrupt again.
“We suffered 16 years of their failures and empty promises. We in Lagos survived them and we made progress. We are today the fifth largest economy in Africa.
“They do not have the number. We have six million solid votes in Lagos. I challenge all of you, your target must be 50 per cent of those votes for APC- three million votes of the entire six million votes.
“You will do it for Buhari, Osinbajo, senators, governor, House of Representatives and House of Assembly candidates.”