The Lawmaker representing Ikeja Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu (ARK) has appealed to the members of his Constituency to remain calm and steadfast in the wake of the unexpected shift in the 2019 election dates by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
In a statement released by ARK Media Office, the Lawmaker, who is also the APC State House of Assembly candidate for Ikeja Constituency 2, Lagos, stated that ” the postponement of the elections by INEC is not only shocking but disappointing and embarrassing. He however enjoined his supporters and party faithfuls to remain calm and patient, reminding them that delay may not necessarily mean denial”.
According to the statement, Hon. Kasunmu said “on our part as the ruling party we have done our homework properly, we have campaigned and we are still campaigning, we are fully ready and prepared for the polls with total confidence that victory is ours. But alas, the INEC in its ‘wisdom’ came up with new dates at the last minutes. We are not worried about this, neither are we bordered because we know we will defeat PDP and any party, fair and square, anytime, anyday”
“In view of this, i hereby appeal to all our Party members, friends and supporters to remain focused and committed to the task at hand, which is winning all categories of these elections for our great party convincingly and emphatically”.
Speaking further, Hon. Adedamola Richard Kasunmu (fondly called ARK) implored all APC members, supporters and constituents to sustain the current rate of preparations and mobilisations and get ready to win the entire Ikeja Constituency 2 for President Muhammadu Buhari and all APC Candidates next Saturday 23rd February and replicate same for him and Babajide Ssnwoolu come 9th of March.
It would be recalled that all were presumed to be set for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections slated for Saturday 16th February 2019 only the Electoral Umpire suddenly come up with a midnight announcement that the Elections have been postponed to some new dates, just few hours to the commencement of the polls.