Lagos chapter said Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi
Ambode should declare his assets publicly on or before
June 29, 2015.
PDP Publicity Secretary, Mr Taofik Gani released a
statement on this issue.
The statement reads:
“The governor is also asked to make public in the media, the
details of the handover notes and assets of the past
governor, Mr. Babatinde Fashola.”
“The deliberate neglect will however compel us and other
well-meaning Lagosians to explore the relevance of the
Freedom of Information Act on the matter.
“The PDP posits that the necessity for the present governor
of Lagos state to make public his present assets is more
ignited by the huge foreign and local debts of nearly a
trillion naira now left behind by the past governor who has
been linked to many personal bank accounts and property
within and outside the country.
“Mr Ambode is under compelling moral duty to tell
Lagosians what he presently has as assets. This is a spice to
the requirement of asset declaration before the Code of
Conduct Bureau. He must also not conceal the assets
declaration of his predecessor,”
Gani said if Ambode refused to take up this challenge, he
will be tagged as “Governor Pretender” throughout his