2019: Dabiri emerges ANRP Lagos governorship candidate


An Architect, Abiodun Dabiri has been elected the Lagos State Gubernatorial Candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, ANRP, for the 2019 General Elections through a direct Primaries election.

Dabiri won the election with 70 delegates over and an Engineer, Shanu Musiliu who polled 34 delegates.

The Governorship candidates promised to ensure basic infrastructures that would make lives easier for Lagosian, if voted the next Governor of the State. He added that Urbanisation would also be encouraged with complementary policies.

Dabiri also stated that, if voted Governor, he would review the present taxing system in the state, and also build a more reliable human capital development culture.

Meanwhile, Shanu who was not too satisfied with the outcome of the Election insisted that the Party really mean well for Nigerians.

The National Secretary of ANRP, Ebere Perez noted that regardless of the pressure mounted on the Party, it would continue to be a movement to bring a form of renewal Nigerians want.

Perez called on the members of ANRP to ensure they are ready for the big tasks ahead them, come 2019, If they really want to “take over Nigeria”.

Medina Sanusi and Muhammed Ettu emerged the House of Representatives candidates representing Mushin One and Two respectively, while Olukayode Awokoya emerged candidate for House of Represenatatives for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency through consensus. Also, Mr Makinde Kilani and Mr Oladipo Adeeko emerged the candidates for Lagos State House of assembly for Eti-Osa and Alimosho One Respectively.

Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Patrick Okonkwo, while presenting Certificates of Return to the candidates, implored the candidates and members to ensure ANRP has a successful outing comes the 2019 General Elections.

The Primary election was witness by delegation of the Party from the National Level; and also representatives of the Independence National Electoral Commission.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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