The senator-elect for Lagos-East senatorial district and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to live up to the expectations of his constituents who gave him the mandate.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier on Sunday announced that Abiru polled a total of 89,204 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 11,257 votes, leaving a margin of 77,947 votes.
Abiru in reaction to his electoral victory posted on his official Twitter handle on Sunday that he is committed to the agenda
He listed the agenda to include “people-focused quality representation; ensuring the welfare of my constituents; working with my colleagues in the National Assembly to ensure special status for Lagos; promoting policies to improve national economic performance and financial sector development; implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” among others.
He promised that his team is perfecting the modalities for the implementation of all these intervention programmes.
“By the middle of January, we will unveil these programmes in full and begin implementation immediately,” Abiru said.
He also appreciated the electorates for voting his noting that, “I thank our people for this mandate and promise to live up to your expectations. Thank you and God bless.”