Former Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana and immediate past Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro is set to officially declare his aspiration for the Lagos State governorship election on Thursday, November 27 in Lagos.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media Strategy, Ohimai Amaize, “Senator Obanikoro is ready to unveil his plans of a Greater Lagos for the people of Lagos State, come November 27.”
“Senator Obanikoro has answered the call of his people to rescue Lagos State from political and economic bondage and we are very confident that based on his overwhelming goodwill among the people of Lagos, especially the downtrodden masses, as well as his impeccable record in public service, he is the best prepared for the job,” the statement said.
The declaration event themed “Walk with Me” will be attended by Senator Obanikoro’s friends, political supporters and special guests from all over the world.
Senator Obanikoro resigned his appointment as Minister of State for Defence on Monday, October 20, 2014 to pursue his vision of a new Lagos State, under a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) elected government, come February 2015.