Home Politics First Lady To Eshilokun-Sanni: Let People’s Welfare Be Your Priority; Ojelabi, GOS, Mutiu Are, Obanikoro, Ikuforiji, Ogala, Ashafa, Others Grace Reception 

First Lady To Eshilokun-Sanni: Let People’s Welfare Be Your Priority; Ojelabi, GOS, Mutiu Are, Obanikoro, Ikuforiji, Ogala, Ashafa, Others Grace Reception 

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The First Lady of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, CON has urged the newly sworn-in Senator for Lagos Central Senatorial District, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni to make people’s welfare his priority as he began his tenure in the highest law-making body in the country.

Thus, Senator Tinubu advised Senator Eshilokun-Sanni to place more focus on supporting and initiating people-oriented motions and bills which will enhance the welfare of the generality of the citizenry and improve their standard of living. 

The First Lady spoke on Tuesday, 13 June, 2023, during the reception held for Senator Eshilokun-Sanni after his swearing-in ceremony at the Upper Legislative Chamber. The reception took place at Indigo Restaurant, Maitama, Abuja.

Speaking through Honourable Wahab Alawiye-King, Senator Tinubu praised the new Senator for what he had achieved as a state lawmaker but told him that the Senate offers a bigger and daunting challenge.

“The people of Lagos Central Senatorial District, one of whom my humble self is, have the confidence in your ability to deliver, hence our support for you throughout the electioneering period: the primaries, the campaign and the election proper, culminating in our giving you our mandate. We believe in you and we know and pray that you won’t disappoint,” the First Lady said.

Also speaking at the event, the former National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babatunde Ogala, SAN, while congratulating the new Senator, urged him to keep the flag flying, noting that he has always been an active performer in legislative activities all through his years in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

“You’re not a neophyte in legislative activities. You’ve always been a man of deep intellect and has always proven yourself in any assignment you’re given. I’ve no doubt in your ability to excel at the Upper Chamber,” Ogala said.

Others who spoke at the event were: the President of the All Local Government Of Nigeria (ALGON), Kolade Alabi; former Director General of the Drain Duck, Alhaji Hakeem Apatira; and former Executive member of the state APC, Honourable Kola Peregrino.

Responding, Senator Eshilokun-Sanni assured that he will not relent in supporting and promoting bills and motions that will enhance the quality of life of his people.

Acknowledging the challenges of his new assignment, he assured that by the grace of God, he is up to the task and will put up his best to meet the people’s expectation.

“My predecessor and First Lady of Nigeria, our respected Senator Oluremi Tinubu has set a very high standard in legislative activities at the Red Chamber. She has set a high standard in making feel the impact of productive legislation.

“I assure you that we will build on this solid foundation of our First Lady, we will build solid structure on it and make it work for our people,” he assured.

He however sought for the cooperation and support of his constituents in making his aims and objectives come to fruition.

The reception was graced by prominent party leaders graced the reception. They are: the Chairman of the APC in Lagos State, Pastor Cornelius Oyefolu Ojelabi; the Chairman of the Lagos APC Campaign Council and former Senate Minority Whip, Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon (GOS); the Secretary of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) and Southwest Director for the Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation of the defunct APC Presidential Campaign Council, Alhaji Mutiu Are; former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Olatunde Obanikoro; former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sabit Adeyemi Ikuforiji; and Senator Bareehu Gbenga Ashafa among others.

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