APC members will fast, pray henceforth till elections, says Ambode
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Lagos State , Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday said the party would use the remaining days before elections to fast and pray for victory.
Ambode made this known while addressing APC members and supporters in Lagos, who engaged in a 9.2km walk.
He addressed the APC members and supporters at the Teslim Balogun Staduim, Surelere, Lagos, where they ended the walk.
“We will commit the remaining days before the elections to fasting and prayers and ensure that APC gets 100 per cent votes,” Ambode said.
Ambode said that APC had proven a point with the walk.
According to him, the party will give prosperity to Nigerians, if voted for.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the walk tagged “March For Change” was flagged off by the National Leader of the party, Chief Bola Tinubu, at Maryland at 8.00a.m.
The walk terminated at 1.05p.m. at the stadium.
In his address, Tinubu, appealed to Nigerians to vote for the party’s candidates in the forthcoming general elections.
Tinubu, the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, said that the party’s presidential candidate, retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, was passionate about transforming the country.
“I thank you all for the walk today. Now, we have marched for that change we are clamouring for; marching for common sense revolution.
“Take this walk as a march for freedom, and it will not be in vain,” he said.
Mr James Faleke, a Member of the House of Representatives, and the Lagos State Coordinator, Buhari /Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, thanked the participated for the walk.
“Today, Lagos has spoken; on March 28, we will vote for Buhari and other candidates under the platform of APC.
“We are predicting that Buhari will win in 26 states,” Faleke said.
Tinubu’s, Wife, Sen. Oluremi, urged Nigerians to vote according to their consciences.
“The change we are clamouring for will happen, if you vote right,” she said.
NAN reports that other APC chieftains, who participated in the walk, include Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, APC Vice- Presidential candidate; Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, and Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The others include Mr Dele Alake, Director of Communications, APC Campaign Organisation, and Rep. Solomon Adeola, who is contesting for the Lagos West Senatorial seat.(NAN)
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