Some political parties in Lagos State have endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, for president.
The political parties include Zenith Labor Party (ZLP), National Rescue Movement (NRM), All Peoples Party (APP), Allied Peoples Movement (APM), African Democratic Congress (ADC) among others.
They endorsed Tinubu’s candidature at a press conference held at Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday.
Speaking on behalf of the chairmen of the political parties, NRM chairperson in Lagos State, Mrs Temilola Akinade, said the political parties endorsed the APC presidential candidate because he is the most competent among the contestants.
She said: “On behalf of other political parties present here today, we endorsed the candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his vice presidential candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima.
“We the registered political parties decided to endorse Senator Bola Tinubu because he believes in true federalism.
He is a preacher of state police, which will bring about peace and stability in the country and also combat insecurity in the land.
“Senator Bola Tinubu believes in equity and justice. He is a man that believes in one Nigeria. We know too well that when he becomes the president the economy of the nation will grow, which will lead to economic growth and development.
“We are convinced about his competence for the growth and well being of the nation.
I urge Nigerians to vote for Tinubu and Shettimma for a better future,” she said.
Also speaking, Lagos State ZLP chairman, Adekunle Adenipekun, said the endorsement became necessary to secure a better Nigeria.
“History is taking place today. Today is the day when political parties in Lagos come together to make history as political parties officially declared their support for the presidential candidate of APC because he is the man that can take the country out of its current challenges,” he said.