JIMI Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Lagos State is still the governorship race slated for Saturday, March 9. The Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation, the major support group for Agbaje, in a statement, insisted that its principal is still in the PDP candidate in the state. “He has therefore not stepped down for anybody,” the statement.
The statement alleged that “the deliberate falsehood obviously being orchestrated by those scared of an imminent loss and Agbaje’s growing popularity and acceptance across the length and breadth of Lagos.
“From their panicky and irresponsible action, it is obvious that those in opposition have exhausted all their tricks and are now becoming disingenuous and frantic as election day approaches.
“It is also laughable and ludicrous for them to claim that Agbaje, an older and more experienced politician would be dropped for ADP’s Babatunde Gbadamosi.”
The statement made reference to the alleged statement from the so-called Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, said that it was the handiwork of desperate persons bent on causing confusion.
“Ideally, the Agbaje Campaign Organisation would not have dignified these peddlers of falsehood with a response, but we are conscious of the political season we are currently in. We are also aware of the desperation, intimidation, mudslinging and blackmail that have been dangerously deployed by the opposition against us despite our civility.
“For the avoidance of doubt, we wish to state unequivocally that we will resist any further attempt to mislead our teeming supporters in the state. Mr. Jimi Agbaje is still in the race and remains the PDP governorship candidate for the Saturday election. No amount of lies and half-truths can change this reality,” the campaign organisation said.
– Mar. 6, 2019 @ 17:39 GMT |