Lagos was painted red with love yesterday, as friends of the governorship candidate of
the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu
organized a Valentine’s Day event with Lagosians, with the aim of spreading love,
themed: ‘A Passion to serve’.
The events, took place at Abule Egba, Festac, Ikeja, Surulere, and Tafawa Balewa
Square (TBS), Lagos, and featured music, dance competition, pretty ladies in red,
addressed as ‘Sanwo Angels’, handing out roses to Lagosians, and dance dramas that
passed the ‘T.H.E.M.E’ message of Sanwo-Olu to Lagosians.
Sanwo-Olu in company with his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat surprisingly
stopped by at the Ikeja venue, to a rousing welcome from supporters. Sanwo-Olu
personally handed out roses to Lagosians, and also reiterated his plans for a greater
He said: “From the creative energies of our youths, the spirit of enterprise in our land,
to the wisdom of our elders, I am persuaded a greater Lagos is possible. There could
not have been a better day for me to tell you of my love to serve you than today,” he
Speaking further, Sanwo-Olu said that his administration will be committed to
reducing travel time and increasing per capita productivity for Lagosians by
improving infrastructures such as road, rail and water transportation.
“Our major healthcare plan is to improve access and affordability through
comprehensive health insurance and improve primary and secondary health facilities.
And for our environment, LAWMA’s waste management system will be upgraded for
better service delivery while we implement measures to turn waste to wealth and
ensure a clean and healthy environment in Lagos,” he added.
Okegbemi Olusoji Festus is an Editor/Creative writer at campustori.com, A digital media Executive and a known Social Media Enthusiast.