Exposed: Why Sanwo-olu may lose 2nd term bid …the civil service gang-up against him …Governor still owing health workers COVID-19 allowances

 Exposed: Why Sanwo-olu may lose 2nd term bid …the civil service gang-up against him …Governor still owing health workers COVID-19 allowances

By Dayo Badmus,

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu is currently at the risk of losing the Governorship election in Lagos if feelers from the state is anything to go by.

With just 3days to the state Governorship elections in nigeria, the rulling party is currently struggling to regain it’s authority in Lagos State.

It will be recalled that, opposition Labour Party won the last presidential election held on February 25.

This event has ignited fears that the worst may happen on March 11 if the massive votings were repeated for Labour Party and against the rulling APC.

Labour party presidential candidate, Peter Obi defeated APC national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu a situation that has not happened since the party emerged rulling party in 2015.

The popular reason for the APC fall in lagos was the popularity of LP candidate Peter Obi.

however, investigation by this News platform reveals that, the APC is also battling internal crisis caused by the way the governor has treated civil servants in the last four years.

This platform gathered that, no previous administration in Lagos State has treated civil servants so badly as Sanwo-olu did.

For example, workers of the state ministry of health are currently bittered by the way ànd manner the Sanwo-olu administration treated them during ànd after the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to some of the health workers who spoke to this medium on condition of anonymity, the government used and dumped them and refused to pay them for their due allowance for works done during the pandemic.

Read More  APC loses woman leader, Fausat Gbadebo in Lagos

this make them lose confidence in the governor.

“They took us from different hospitals as volunteers to work in IDH and other isolation centres with the promise to pay us an agreed allowances.

unfortunately, the allowances for last three to four months before we were returned to our places of primary assignment and others from the private sectors were returned were not paid till now. this is over a year.”

we wrote a letter addressed to the commissioner of health and the governor yet, the money was not paid.”

A copy of the letter is attached to this report. “This gave us an impression this is not a leadership that can be trusted.” the source further stated.

Many of our members are considering using their PVC on March 11. if we cannot trust you, we can change you. ” she said.

further investigation by this medium showed that, some civil servants had started their venting their anger on the APC at large. An ugly situation that played out on February 25 which aided the loss of APC is now being investigated by top officials of APC in Ogba area of Lagos.

It was discovered that, at a polling unit in Sogunro estate where the APC lost, the residents and voters there are 80percent civil servants.

the mystery that made the party lose in the estate is yet unclear to many. a repeat of such is much expected against the governor come march 11 unless something else happens.

Read More  COVID-19 caused rise in TB deaths for first time in decade – WHO




Related post