For those undecided voters in Lagos, you might want to watch this two-part video of Jimi Agbaje and Akinwunmi Ambode slugging it out at a debate that was hosted by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday, January 23. This is the second gubernatorial debate between these two candidates and it presented a rather revealing spectacle – to say the least – considering a lot has been said about “experience” or the lack thereof in the course of this election cycle.
Placing all Party affiliations aside and weighing these men solely on the merits of this debate, If you were to choose, who do you think came out tops in this debate? Also, what part of the debate did you find the most intriguing as a potential voter? #LagosDecides
The Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has decried the slow pace of Permanent Voters Cards (PVC’s) distribution. This he maintained needed to be addressed urgently, ahead of the coming election holding in the next two weeks. According to him, INEC needed to brace up to fill […]View
PDP Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has berated chieftains of the All People’s Congress (APC) for maligning him on various charges. He spoke yesterday on the second day of his party’s rallies in Lagos, which took place in Amuwo and Apapa local government areas. “E be like say dis governorship election, na […]View
Mr. Jimi Agbaje expresses surprise at this rather personal and unprovoked attack against his person by Governor Raji Fashola. Just in January, the Commissioner for Finance sent a personal letter to Mr. Agbaje, commending him for his faithfulness in payment of taxes relating to his residence. It is a curious contradiction that several days later, […]View
The Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has accused the Lagos Government of policies inimical to the welfare of the people. Agbaje spoke yesterday at Agege and Ifako-Ijaiye local governments, where his party kicked off campaigns to herald next month’s elections into various positions in the state. According […]View
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Mr. Jimi Agbaje has promised to use education as a tool to fight the area boys syndrome in the state. According to him, this in view of the fact that with good education, the war against social vices can be won. Agbaje however […]View
Democracy is not dying. We know it because we have seen it revive — and grow. We know it cannot die — because it is built on the unhampered initiative of individual men and women joined together in a common enterprise — an enterprise undertaken and carried through by the free expression of a free majority.