APC Inaugurates 5,000 Foot Soldiers Ahead Of Presidential Elections
In a bid to ensure victory for President Muhamaadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections, about 5,000 volunteers have been formally inaugurated in Lagos by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to strengthen and increase the party’s followership base.
The 5,000 foot soldiers which were meant to cover only Lagos State, were mandated to champion the course of canvassing for votes to re-elect Presidential candidate of APC, Muhammadu Buhari in February next year.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola while addressing the gathering said that the move was borne out of the need to leverage on the large population of the State and to measure with the numbers of registered voters ahead of the 2019 polls.
“In the last general election, over 6 million people registered to vote in Lagos and only 2 million votes were recorded. And similar registered numbers have been recorded again. We are inaugurating the foot soldiers to canvass for support by the people so as to achieve the electioneering agenda of APC in 2019.
I want to urge our foot soldiers to go into the nooks and crannies of the state and inform prospective voters about the achievements of Our President in the last three and half years. Go into Clubs, on football pitch, in the bus, at work and on the street and narrate the promises made by Buhari’s administration and kept till date,” Minister said.