17th December, 2010
The Chief Press Secretary of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Lanre OduboteÂ has declared his intention to run for the LagosÂ House of Assembly in 2011
The veteran broadcaster with the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation, OGBC, betweenÂ 1976 and 1983 intends to represents Epe Constituency 02 at the Lagos Assembly.
The University of Ibadan Political Science/Economics NCE graduate was a member ofÂ the Social Democratic Party, SDP in 1990, a state delegate to the first SDP stateÂ convention, Ikorodu in July, 1991 and Lagos State House of Assembly candidate of theÂ same party in December, 4, 1996.
Odubote was also executive member of Mainland Local Government, Yaba betweenÂ 1992-1993, member/Administrative DPN Ikeja Local Government between 1997-1998,Â member Alliance for Democracy, AD, 1999, and also member Legislative Summit 2008Â (NCSL) New Orleans, USA in 1998.
The Epe-born politician was also AC-member Planning and Strategy Committee ElectionÂ 2007, delegate Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, CAP, Arusha, Tanzania 2009,Â and member legislative summit 2010 NCSL, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Speaking on his four cardinal programmes, he said through legislation, he willÂ ensure that the Assembly revolutionizeÂ agriculture, through mechanised farming andÂ large scale fish production.
He said he will ensure the opening of Epe Division for industrial growth byÂ supporting government programmes through legislation on concessioning of roads,Â electricity supply, construction of the 5th and 6th Mainland bridges on Lagos LagoonÂ from Ajah, Sangotedo, and Ikosi down to Emina.
He added that he will support legislation on press freedom to eliminate corruptionÂ in the society.