The vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Central Senatorial District in Cross River, Cletus Obun, has insisted that the party will still win Lagos State, even if incumbent Akinwunmi Ambode does not get the ticket.
Obun claimed that only politician that matters in Lagos is the APC’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who he hailed as “a master strategist”.
“Lagos State and Ambode are not synonymous with APC. Indeed, on the contrary, APC is synonymous with progressive politics and what its leaders represent, which is personified in the person of Asiwaju Tinubu, who has continuously shown that he is a master strategist by his contributions.
“If Ambode does not get the ticket, APC will still win Lagos State.
“The manifesto and its programmatic execution is what APC is all about. It is not about persons.
“If Asiwaju now sees that there are three persons and they are qualified, clearly any of them that wins is going to execute the programmes and manifestos of the APC,” Obun told The Guardian.
Tinubu has reportedly dumped Ambode and picked Jide Sanyaolu Sanwonolu as his preferred candidate for the next gubernatorial election.