By Emeagi Emeka Williams
As the various political parties are gearing up for the 2023 elections campaigns, with their members upping the canvassing for new members and voters, the Accord, one of the strong political parties in Nigeria, is equally not leaving any stone unturned in its preparations for the big stage.
Some of the party’s officials in Alimosho have boasted that the largest enclave of Lagos (Alimosho) is for the Accord.
At a recent meeting of the group held at the “Ward B” of Abaranje, the leaders of the party expressed optimism that Accord will sweep votes massively and clinch victory come 2023.
Speaking, the Youth Leader, Ward B, Comrade Johnson Olaitan stressed that the most beautiful thing that happened to Accord this season is the presentation of outstanding icons as presidential candidate and Lagos guber standard bearer.
Johnson stated that apart from these, the party thrives on accountability, truth, love and democratic values.
Johnson also pointed that the standard bearers of Accord who are men of integrity, and the blessed image of the party has attracted the masses’ interest already.
Comrade Wale Oyelekan, Chairman of Accord Igando-ikotun ward in similar vein, said that the party is not blemished with bad records, and that the best people could do now is to rush to identify with Accord, stressing that while Professor Christopher Imumolen, Accord’s Presidential Candidate remains a humanitarian public spirited leader, the guber candidate, Hakeem Olaogun Dickson, HOD is of impeccable characteristics.
He however noted that the rest political parties should expect what he termed the ‘Accord Shocker’.
Mrs.Olaniyi Josephine Omowumi, the LGA Women Leader while contributing, said that the Accord takeover time is now, emphasising that 2023 is a time when God will bless Nigeria by placing Professor Imumolen in Aso Rock as President.
She cried that the present ugly system has forced women into adultery and others into various crimes.
Proceeding she hailed Professor Imumolen for his humanitarian contributions to humanity since over a decade now, disclosing that as president of Nigeria, Imumolen will be a great blessing.
Another chieftain, the Chairmanship candidate of Accord for the area in the last Lagos LG election, Hon.Olumide Fagbemigun extolled the party, remarking that it has the tendency for overwhelming victory in the coming national election, citing that just with a few months of preparation, Accord party pulled a surprise in Igando/Ikotun LCDA by coming 3rd in the third tier contest last year.
He pointed that the array of candidates presently paraded by Accord are men of solution, sound principles and integrity pursuing accountability, transparency and true development.
Elder Kayode Fadipe, an elder of the party responding, noted that the fall of those political parties who have been behind the poverty and pain in Nigeria is imminent.
Fadipe stressed that he remains a member of Accord Party because there is truth and love for citizens in the party, appealing to people everywhere to desist from belonging to evil Vanguards that do not mean well for the citizens.
Others who spoke in praise of the the Accord were the Ward’s Women Leader, Mrs.Tawa Omotayo Ganiyu and a youth of the party, variously they expressed joy over the presidential candidate the party for 2023.
They also saluted the party for their choice of the Lagos gubernatorial icon, a man they considered to be highly public spirited and service oriented.