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5th term: Banjo tasks Tinubu, Oshiomhole, others

By Ebireri Henry Ovie on 22/09/2018

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•Hon. Banjo
•Hon. Banjo

Former National Chairman of Mega Progressive People’s Party (MPPP), Hon Aderemi Banjo, has lamented what he called leadership failure in Surulere Constituency 1.

Banjo spoke on Thursday at the special meeting of Surulere community leaders.

He told the leaders and elders in Surulere that he was against the fifth term ambition of Hon Femi Gbajabiamila because of his poor representation.

“The position should not be monopolised by a non-performing person,” he said.

In his presentation titled, “Surulere: The Way Forward”, Banjo asked the leaders to regard the House of Representatives contest in the constituency as an open one.

Noted for his forthright disposition and virulent hatred for bad leadership, the astute politician called for decisive action against non-performing politicians.

The APC chieftain urged the community leaders to identify with an aspirant that can provide a new lease of leadership for the people.

“Our representative must deliver the dividend of democracy to the people. He must know the problems of the constituency and cover the interests of all the people. His loyalty to the leaders must not be in doubt,” he said.

Recalling the pronouncement of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, banning members who had spent a minimum of eight years as a ward, council and state executive members from seeking reelection, the seasoned politician urged the former Lagos State governor and APC members in Lagos State to stop the fifth term agenda of the Majority Leader, House of Representatives.

He described the negative response of some elders to the fifth term agenda of Gbajabiamila as a move that will bring development to the constituency and an end to poor leadership.

Banjo also took a hard look at political participation in Nigeria accusing the ruling party of trying to frustrate the political ambition of the youths in Nigeria with the ridiculous prices being charged for nomination and expression of interest forms.

“The exorbitant prices of nomination and expression of interest forms and the recycling of non-performing politicians make it hard for many Nigerian youths to take a plunge into the murky waters of politics. It also negates the Not too young or too poor to run philosophy,” he said.

He said his rejection of a fifth term for Gbajabiamila was to allow a fresh person to represent the good people of Surulere with a view to taking the constituency to the next level.

Banjo who volunteered advice on how to steer the constituency on the right course impressed on the leaders the need to adopt his programme on economic and social transformation of the constituency.

“Like previous situations, issues have not been the focus of the campaigns,” Banjo said.

He also condemned the capital-intensive nature of politics in Nigeria.

Source News Express

Posted 22/09/2018 6:40:57 PM

 


 

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