A Lagos lawmaker, Hon. Lukmon Olumoh, has advised Nigerians not to allow politicians to use ethno-religious sentiments to divide them, saying that there is gain in unity and peace coexistence.
Olumoh represents Ajeromi/Ifelodun Constituency 01 in the Lagos state House of Assembly.
The lawmaker, while speaking with journalists at his 31st Annual Ramadan Lecture held in Ajegunle, said that his victory at the poll on March 18 was a testimony of his performance in his first term.
” No politicians will come to Ajegunle to use ethnicity and religion to divide us because in this constituency we are above such sentiments. During the elections, people in this area voted beyond sentiments across party affluen , PDP and LP voted APC and that is why I thank PDP and LP supporters for voting me and the APC also It is a common knowledge that they supported us, so in Ajegunle we are above religious and ethnic sentiments, we are one united family.
” We are preaching to other people to emulate us in Ajegunle Ifelodun and Nigeria will be better for all of us. For us to witness Ramadan and Lenten season same period, it is a testimony that we are one”, said Olumoh.
Olumoh said that Nigerians have made the best choice by voting Asiwaju Bola Ahmed as their President, saying that he has the capacity, competence and knowledge to make the country great.
He said that Tinubu posses all the neccessary characteristics of a good leader who can make the country great, saying that he had a track record of success to show for his leadership prowess.
” I believe strongly that Tinubu will do well for Nigeria, all we need to do is to pray for him,, give him to neccessary support so that Nigeria can move from where it is to a greater height”, said Olumoh.
The Guest lecturer, Sheik Musa Agboola, advised politicians not to take the people granted when in power, saying that they should not perceive their stay in office as a product of their personal effort but of God.
Agboola advised further that political leaders should not see themselves as ‘Lords’ over the people that chose them, saying that they were voted to serve public interest.