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May 29: PDP salutes residents for resilience, says APC failed Lagosians

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As Nigeria marks another remembrance of the day the country transited from military rule to civilian rule in 1999, on Monday, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has saluted the residents of the state for their resilience, courage and endurance over the years,

The party said this in a statement issued on Sunday by its State Publicity Secretary, Hakeem Amode.

The Lagos PDP noted that not much had changed and would change in the coming years in the state because the ruling party is confused.

According to the statement,” As we mark yet another transition today, we in the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wish to salute the people of Lagos for their resilience, courage and endurance over the years.

“While we will not go into the details of what transpired in the last 24 years, we as a party believe that nothing much will change in the state as the ruling APC appears not to have much to render for Lagosians.”.

The party argued that the years that it was in power at the centre were the best moments of Nigeria, adding that cost of living was relatively low.

Lagos PDP said that whatever the nation was going through would not take the shine off the celebration of return to democracy.

“We believe that May 29 of every year calls for retrospection and reflection by all Nigerians on what we need to do to get our nation to the Promised Land.

“Time has come for all Lagosians to get involved in how the state is being run rather than allowing a few set of people to continuing determining the future of the our dear state.

“We must all join hands to build a Lagos can we be proud of, a State that harnesses her resources for the good of her people and that recognises the fact that the commonwealth of the state should be judiciously distributed among the mass of the people”

“Democracy is meant to be an opportunity for the people to enjoy better life and the state to be massively developed for the good of all”, said Lagos PDP.

“As a party, the PDP believes in extending the dividends of democracy to all Lagosians.

“That is what we stand for at the national level and that is what the Lagos State chapter of the PDP stands for.

“We will continue to pursue this in and outside government and we hope that very soon our party would be given the opportunity to serve in the state and at the federal level once again.

“At that time, the people would know the difference as we believe they have known who actually loves them with what we have experienced in the last eight years of APC at the center, but we know that our state will rise again and we will all benefit from what God has endowed Lagos with.”