4th May, 2011
House of Representatives-elect for Lagos Mainland, Monsur Alao Owolabi has congratulated Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola on his victory at the just concluded governorship election in the state.
In a statement he signed, the victorious Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN candidate described Fasholaâ€™s victory over his challenger from the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Shamsideen Dosunmu, as a confirmation of the fact that ACN enjoys massive following in Lagos.
Owolabi called on the governor to continue his good works in the state and ensure that he is not distracted by agents of retrogression.
â€œI want to congratulate Governor Fashola on his landslide victory in the governorship election and to ask him to continue his good works in the state. The governor campaign really hard and we are happy that Lagosians recognised this and gave him a massive victory,â€ he stated.
The House of Rep-elect called on all elected members of the state House of Assembly to cooperate with the governor in his second term to make the state the envy of all.
In his own statement, the vice chairman of Lagos Mainland Local Government, Alhaji Jubril Emilagba, also congratulated the House of Rep-elect for Lagos Mainland and urged him to stand by the principles for which he is known in the area.
â€œHon. Owolabi is an experienced politician and one with a sense of justice. We are sure that he is going to represent us effectively in the lower chamber of the National Assembly,â€ he stated.