- The race for National Assembly tickets in the Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is on
- One of those who have joined the race is Honourable Toyin Fayinka, who declared his intention to contest for the Mushin Constituency II seat in the House of Representatives
- He vowed to transform his constituency and protect the interest of his people if elected into office
Ahead of the primary elections in the Lagos APC, aspirants for various positions within the party are swelling in numbers by the day.
This is as the party in the state is struggling to stay united over vested interests scrambling for various positions.
A chieftain of the party and present secretary to Mushin local government, Honourable Toyin Fayinka, has declared his intention to contest for the Mushin Constituency II seat in the House of Representatives.
Fayinka, who picked his nomination form at the party’s secretariat in Abuja last weekend, assured constituents and party faithful of quality representation in the next year’s general election should he be given an opportunity to fly the party’s ticket.
He said his strong conviction was fired by the present agitation for a change in the representation at the Federal House of Representatives as well as his personal relationship with the people and the firm knowledge of the political terrain of the constituency.
The APC aspirant, who vowed to transform his constituency and protect the interest of his people if elected into office, further hinted that he had trained many youths in skill acquisition and encouraged indigent students in his constituency by assisting them pay their tuition in their respective institutions.
“I assure you that I will not disappoint you in this call to represent the people of Mushin Constituency II in the House of Representatives," Fayinka said.
He added that he would be a good ambassador of Mushin Constituency II at the National Assembly, and grant access to every of his constituent.
Meanwhile, the battle for tickets in the APC, worsened on Monday, September 10, as different factions in the party across the country took battle positions ahead of the party’s primaries holding later this month.
The war cries were especially raised in Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Rivers, Cross River, Delta and Yobe states.
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