Waste managers under the auspices of the Association of Waste Managers Nigeria (AWAMN), also known as PSP, have vowed to support 2023 All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu and the state governor from Lagos, Babajide Sanwo. -Olu.
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AWAMN members led by their national chairman David Oriyomi gathered at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena to endorse the two APC leaders ahead of the country’s 2023 presidential and gubernatorial elections.
PM News reports that Oriyomji, noting that the association will embark on a door-to-door voter mobilization for politicians, said that Tinubu established the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) and PSPs in 1999.
Oriyomi described the former Lagos State Governor as someone who was eager to address the state’s waste issues as he (Tinubu) nurtured and empowered waste managers through the small and medium-sized business model, and successive governments built his solid base.
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“Today, the small business model established by Asiwaju has been replicated in more than 9 states in Nigeria and other West African countries.
“It is for this reason that we as an association are fully and fully committed to voting and campaigning for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the next President of Nigeria.”
Ten million votes for Tinubu and Shettima in February 2023
Speaking further, Oriyomji said that the association’s members have pledged to secure 10 million votes for Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima during the February 2023 presidential election.
“We will secure 10 million votes for our Grand Patron, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Shettima. We will secure two million votes for our Governor, Mr. Babajide Olushola Sanwo-Olu and Dr. Femi Hamzat.
“We will get votes for every governor in every state in which we operate.”
Lagos state government declares days off from work and gives reason
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a four-day day off work for civil servants so they can collect their voter cards.
This was made known by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a circular issued on Wednesday, January 18.
Days off from work will begin on Tuesday, January 24, and end on Friday, January 27, 2023 for different grade levels of workers.
New details emerge about PVC collection in Lagos as INEC responds to PDP allegations
In another report, INEC discredited allegations made by the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) that some of the commission’s staff members are in conspiracy with the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the distribution of PVC in the condition.
Discrediting this accusation, INEC Resident Election Commissioner Olusegun Agbaje, in a statement issued on Tuesday, January 17, said that there was no such development in the commission office.
“It is pertinent to clarify and correct the PDP’s frivolous accusation that some INEC officials are colluding with members of the ruling party in the state to deny access to some groups of people to withdraw their PVCs,” said Agbaje.