The former Lagos governor made the appeal to the Igbo community, a sizeable minority in Lagos, while addressing party supporters after the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) meeting in Ikeja on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
The said the Igbo community has enjoyed the support of the state government and asked for the good faith to be rewarded at the polls.
“We appeal to our Igbo brothers, from the east; this is the state where you conduct your business; your children are in our schools.
“We don’t discriminate against them in our West African Examinations Council (WAEC), National Examination Council (NECO) or Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) fees. Even in our universities, they take the benefit of our tuition allowances and all that.
“Now, we say help us; vote for us and our candidates,” he appealed.
The former governor said he’s confident that the party’s presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and other candidates will be victorious at the polls.