The one time commissioner in Lagos SUBEB, Alhaji Babatunde Olaoluwa has thrown his hat into the ring to contest for the Lagos state house of Assembly Somolu constituency1.
Olaoluwa has been described as force to reckon with in the Somolu and its environs politically, his coming into the race has been described as right peg in right hole, he was described as a veteran politician who has been in the game of politics for the past 30years according to one of the political icon in his constitutency. Olaoluwa,the most visible Somolu constituency1 Lagos State House of Assembly aspirant in his chat with media recently sounded confident in getting the ticket to represent his people of Shomolu constituency1 at Lagos state house of Assembly come 2019.
“my people needs better representation but quick to add that their present representative has done his best but it could be done better since the governance is continuum”, he said.
The political titan as he is being referred to by his followers and supporters, believes that Somolu constituency1 can be turned to the envy of all other constituencies in Lagos state. He said many people considered Somolu as home to ‘area boys’ which he says that it is inappropriate.
“I have engaged these boys we have graduate among them and what I discovered was that they are ready to be engaged in legitimate job if given opportunity which I am ready to provide when I get to the house of Assembly as their representative”, Olaoluwa said.
Olaoluwa maintained that these boys could be useful to themselves and to the society at large through creation of enabling environment and tap into their potentials.
“I will take them off street and they will be gainfully employed and become envy of other”, Olaoluwa promised.
Olaoluwa,an astute and experience political strategist maintained that empowerment of his people is paramount in his mind, promised to make use of his international contact to change the fortune of his people. He said his mission is to lay legacy of positive mentorship for the youth of Somolu constituency1 and bring succor to the generality of the constituents through good and inclusive governance, he concluded.