The Association of Lagos Artisans and Technicians (ASLAT) has adopted the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-olu for the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
The association made their stands known while briefing newsmen in Lagos on Thursday.
ASLAT is an embodiment off all professional and certified artisans and technicians groups in Lagos State.
The Executive Secretary of the association, Mr. Shina Akinyemi told newsmen at the press briefing that the association took the decision to brighten the lives of their members.
“Today, we are taking a very important decision that we brighten our lives, protect our futures and keep our hopes of a greater tomorrow alive” he said.
“Although been an NGO we make no secret of our nonpolitical stance, but again, we select our friends based on their prospects and past records. These friends must in all ramification exemplify our chosen struggle in providing enablement environment for all Lagos Artisans/Technicians to thrive and become successful entrepreneurs.”
“How do we go about partnering with government to better our lot? We started finding answers to our questions when all members agrees that we should involve and participate actively in the 2019 elections; particularly the Lagos State gubernatorial elections, we had course to meet and interact with some governorship aspirants. Of all the aspirants met (though all of them have good intentions and programme for Lagos state) but one distinctly stand out among them”.
“This man is so different from his co-competitors. With easiness, calmness and best attitude ever, he handled issues and answered some of our tactical questions. His knowledge and experience of governance, management and public administration cannot be quantified”.
“At this junction, we wish to announce to the world that we: (2 million) members of Association of Lagos Artisans and Technicians (ASLAT) has adopted Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu and Dr. Kadiri Obafemi Hamzat as the governor and deputy governor of Lagos state in the forthcoming gubernatorial election of 2019,” he added.