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PDP and Labour Party to Join Forces for Local Government Elections in Lagos



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Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has confidently disclosed that the party’s tactical alliance with the Labour Party in Saturday’s council polls will yield good results.

He said the PDP increased campaign and mobilisation at the grassroot level sequel to the Supreme Court ruling in favour of the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee, as a way to boost their performance.

Speaking with reporters at the Murtala Mohammed Airport 2, Lagos, George disclosed on Wednesday that the Caretaker Committee recognises the faction led Chief Moshood Salvador, his Deputy, Chief Ola Apena and the Secretary, Prince Muiz Dosunmu, as  authentic Executive in Lagos State.

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He said: “As part of our strategy of confronting the present challenges, we have decided here in Lagos to implement a PDP and Labour Party Alliance for this Saturday’s local government election.

“It is a necessary recourse which has been authorised and blessed by the National Caretaker Committee.

He appealed to PDP members and residents in Lagos to vote for the Labour Party candidate.

“My appeal now is to all our loyal members and all the electorate in Lagos State to please go out en masse and vote for our candidates under the Labour Party platform.

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“This is the platform of truth and liberation. This is the platform that is people centered. This is the platform that cares about the weak, about the poor, about everyone else who wants a better and improved governance in our state of excellence.

He also adde that the the PDP is back to work as the challenges they faced have been resolved.

“It is a wonderful time in the life of our great party. The PDP is back. Our long nightmare is over. The good Lord is on the side of the righteous. The truth is back on the saddle.

“We are ready for the Nigerian people. We are prepared to play the assertive role of responsible opposition. We are repositioning ourselves for the new challenges”.

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