The Lagos East Senator-Elect, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru and Lagos State House of Assembly member-elect, Mr. Saheed Femi today paid a thank you visit to National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Abiru and Femi winners of Saturday's bye-elections in the state. The duo were led to Tinubu by Lagos State APC Chairman, Hon Tunde Balogun and other chieftains of the party.
In what appears to be a finishing touch to the preparation for the forth coming Bye-election, Tokunbo Abiru and Femi Saheed visited the Isheri North Estate Community (ISECOM). The Residents of the community were filled with joy on the historic visit of the incoming senator, Tokunbo Abiru who expressed delight at the gathering. Dignitaries on the roll call includes East Senatorial Vice Chairman of the Lagos APC, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, Member of House of Representative, Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye, Lagos State House of Assembly Member representing Somolu Constituency II, Hon. Rotimi Abiru. Others include, former member of LAHA from Epe, Hon. Olulade Eleniyan, Council Chairman, Mayoress of Ikosi Isheri, Princess Samiat Bada amongst others. Residents again reiterated the need to feel government presence in the estate. They boasted the community comprises of 18 other estates, which makes it the largest by land mass in West Africa. Lagos East Senatorial Vice Chairman, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya appreciated the ISECOM Excos. He further tasked the estate to rise to the occasion by delivering block votes in thousands of numbers to the party. Tokunbo Abiru was quick to clearly define his role as a legislator. "My job is basically to facilitate, sponsor bills, move motions, support policies and engage in parliamentary lobbying to bring about progressive development to the district. However, the executive power is within my reach. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been my ally for more than two decades. I will leverage on this relationship to bring about development to this community." The event also witness the commissioning of Ohera mini water works by the incoming Senator, Tokunbo Abiru.