By Yemi Adeleye
Mr Setonji David, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, on Saturday stated that APC-led Federal Government was nonetheless performing much better than the PDP carried out.
David, representing Badagry Constituency II on the Lagos State House of Assembly, advised our correspondent in Lagos that, regardless of all of the challenges, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities was higher.
According to him, Nigeria’s challenges are large and can’t not be addressed in a single day.
“I need to guarantee that in 2019, APC will nonetheless be in energy on the nationwide stage. We don’t rule out the truth that there are points similar to previous governments.
“APC continues to be much better than PDP regardless of all of the challenges. PDP can’t come again. It just isn’t within the curiosity of this nation for such get together to return again.
“Allowing PDP to come back to power is like inviting the mechanic who spoilt a car gear box to finally knock the whole engine, ” the lawmaker stated.
David, who famous that Nigeria’s financial system was selecting up, stated Nigerians would see miracles if APC was given eight years to rule.
On 2019 politicking, the lawmaker stated it should not be a do-or-die affair.
“If you need to serve the folks, why don’t you enable the desire of the folks to prevail. Political workplace holders and aspirants ought to have the curiosity of the folks at coronary heart.
“We should not be determined about any place. Any politician who’s determined, truly, just isn’t out to serve.
“Let’s allow the people to choose the person they want. Many who are desperate are out actually to help themselves,” he added.
According to him, Nigerians needs to be educated on the necessity to vote for folks they suppose can serve them proper.
“Where we are today is not where we are supposed to be as a people and nation,”.he stated.
David, who frowned at folks promoting their votes, stated such folks mustn’t blame politicians as a result of they’re half and parcel of the rot.
The lawmaker blamed cash politics on the nation’s worth system, which he stated centered on materialism and placing choice on cash.
“We worship cash right here, that’s what differentiates us from the developed world. We must work on our price system.
“We need to have a rethink and work for the best candidates that can make the society better,” he stated.
David additionally frowned on the restricted variety of centres for the continuing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR), saying the insufficient centres and amenities had not made the method stress free.
“We had very credible elections in 2015. INEC should work and construct on that success to make sure that the fee and other people working for it are very impartial.
“INEC must live by its name ” impartial” . 2019 elections have to be very credible in order that whoever wins an election will emerge. The 2015 success file needs to be constructed on.
On card reader, the lawmaker urged INEC to enhance on the machines and guarantee sufficient coaching for his or her handlers.