Lagos PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate, Funke Akindele, on Wednesday toured major markets on Lagos Island, mobilising votes for party’s candidates.
Akindele is a Nollywood star and running mate of Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran, the PDP Governorship Candidate (Jandor) in the forthcoming general elections.
She told traders that only PDP would alleviate their suffering and hardship in markets and in the state.
The actress, visited Mami, Obada Obalende, Obalende Ijeh and Ajah Markets among others.
She received a rousing welcome as traders swarmed and thronged around her in admiration.
In each of the markets visited, Akindele assured the traders that the PDP government would alleviate their plights.
”PDP will provide an enabling environment, social amenities and soft loans to do your businesses,” she assured.
According to her, the PDP government will not let traders down but empower them.
”We will ensure free and compulsory education for your children with free school uniforms and at least a meal per day.
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”The sufferings and hardship in Lagos state are too much.
”It is time for a real change in our condition and the change is in your hands.
“It is your right to have a better Lagos where you have enabling environment for your businesses.
”Your fate is in your hands, the power is in your hand to rescue the state, using your PVCs.
“When we say fight for Lagos, we are not saying you should bring out cutlasses and knives.
”But you should bring out your PVCs and use them to install a better government for yourself and your children.
“I bring good news to you women that Jandor (Adediran) has made provision for women, children and people living with disabilities,” Akindele said.
She said the next government would be for women, men, children, old, young and special children.
In an interactive session with market leaders at Ajah Market, Akindele said that with PDP at the helm of affairs in Lagos State, the tears of the traders would be wiped away.