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Abiru second term bid unopposed  

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By Edith Igbokwe

 

Abiru second term bid unopposed

The Vice Chairman of Lagos East Conference 57 and Executive Chairman of Agboyi Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. Dele Oshinowo, led his colleagues across five local governments and 11 LCDAs to throw their weight behind a lawmaker, Senator Tokunbo Abiru for his second term in office.

Senator Abiru’s second term bid received a major boost as members of Lagos East Conference 57 and All Progressives Congress LGA Chairmen threw their weight behind his return to the Senate as the lawmaker in Ikorodu axis.

He emerged as the Lagos East senator after the death of late Senator Adebayo Oshinowo.

ECHONEWS gathered that no other contestant purchased expressions of interest or nomination forms against the him.

Abiru emerged as the APC’s 2020 Lagos East bye election candidate, and defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi, and others.

APC Chairmen across the 16 LG/LCDAs  affirmed with the leaders in Lagos East, led by Otunba Bushira Alebiosu, alongside other members, Pa. Bashorun Olorunfunmi, Chief Akanni Seriki Bamu, and Former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, Wale Edun, in  the endorsement of the lawmaker for another term.

The party leaders, while reeling out the senator’s achievements within the space of 16 months in office, said he was the first of his kind in the Senatorial District since the return of democracy in 1999.