The senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Gbenga Ashafa has denied nursing any interest in leading at Alausa.

Ashafa's reaction comes on the heels of a rumour that he is planning to unseat Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in 2019.


In a statement on Thursday, Ashafa reiterated his support for the governor, adding that he is rather firmly focused on his legislative assignment to the people of his zone.

While promising to continue to work for the progress of Nigeria and the party both at the national and state levels, Ashafa recalled his role in rallying the Lagos East General Assembly of APC to ensure that a vote of confidence was passed on Ambode in December, 2017.

According to him, “The APC led administration is doing everything to reposition the country and Lagos is a pace setter in the repositioning project of the APC.

Ashafa therefore urged the people of Lagos East and indeed entire citizens of the state to continue supporting the incumbent administration, saying, “The spate of development in the state is second to none.’’


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