Wednesday, 25 March 2015

TAN rally shuts down commercial activities in Lagos

LAGOS—The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN,  yesterday, shut down  commercial activities in major markets across Lagos as a result of its mega rally convened for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan.

The event, which held at the National Stadium, attracted people from all parts of the state including representatives of  professional groups, traders and artisans.
Speaking at the forum, National Vice Chairman of TAN, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah said  the gathering was convened to tell Nigerians that there is no vacancy  in Aso Rock till 2019.

He further  said that his group would not spare anything to ‘’liberate the people of Lagos State.’’
Similarly, the PDP governorship candidate in the  state, Mr Jimi Agbaje promised to run a fair and open administration, adding that  everybody irrespective of tribe and religion would have a say in his government.

Agbaje also urged Lagosians not to cast their vote for the APC, adding that PDP is the only party that is interested in the welfare of Nigerians.

In his remark,  General Coordinator of  the groups at the rally, Chief  Somtochukwu Anaeli, said TAN has provided direction for Nigerians at a very critical time.
Anaeli said the turnout was an indication that the state is supportive of President Jonathan’s re-election bid.

President of Igbo Youths Lagos, Comrade Emeka Agbo commended Ubah for mobilizing Igbo for Jonathan, adding that  all Igbo are behind the PDP’s aspiration of wining the governorship polls in the state.

Also, Mr. Ben Chukwukelu, the leader of Anambra Community in Lagos said  that all the 177 community associations in the state supportive of the President’s re-election bid.

The crowd later moved out of the National Stadium on a street to street sensitization march along the busy Ikorodu road and  some major streets in the neighborhood.

Source: VanguardNews

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