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The Senator representing
Lagos East has described His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos
State as a visionary, committed and courageous leader.


The Senator made the
comment while addressing the press at the ongoing Lagos State
Executive/Legislative Parley 2017 themed “Mega City to Smart City.”
Ashafa stated that “Let me seize this opportunity to commend His
Excellency Governor Ambode and the entire team of Lagos State Government under
his leadership for the awesome work of further transforming Lagos State. The
socioeconomic and infrastructure development going on around the state can only
be a testament of one thing: Visionary, committed and courageous
Leadership.”

The Senator also
identified Lagos State as being in the forefront of development across the
country stating that “No doubt Lagos State has been in the forefront of
development across the Country and this is so not necessarily because
we have so much resources, but because the resources coming into Lagos have
been well managed by the Governor of Lagos State and his team.”

He
stated further that “
Sincerely, it is
events like these where we come together to brainstorm over the future of our
dear state and the direction in which it should go that set Lagos State apart
as the Center of Excellence.It is my hope that we would in the next few days be
able to discuss frankly and with clarity on the theme of this years parley:
Mega City to Smart City.

​​Ashafa
concluded by calling on Lagosians to continue supporting the government of
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode while also restating the commitment of the
Senators and Members of the National Assembly from Lagos State to always
give 
their best in defending the
interest of Lagos State as 
they also
continue to contribute 
their quota in
the grassroots
and various constituencies
to ensure the actualization of the vision of His Excellency, Governor Ambode
for Lagos State.