Sanwo-olu Sworn-in For Second Term, in Lagos

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been sworn in as the governor of Lagos State for the second term.

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba on Monday administered the oath of office and oath of allegiance on Sanwo-Olu at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

The oath-taking ceremony signaled the commencement of the governor’s second four-year term in office Earlier, the deputy governor of the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, took his Oath of Office as Deputy Governor for his second term in office.

Speaking after his swearing-in, Sanwo-Olu rededicate himself to meeting and surpassing the expectations of the people.

“We will work relentlessly to make Lagos a state where economic opportunities abound, where our infrastructure is robust and resilient, and where the rule of law prevails.

But our vision for Lagos goes beyond our physical infrastructure and economic indicators.

Our vision is for a Lagos that is a beacon of cultural vibrancy, intellectual prowess, and humanistic values.

He said As we venture into this second term, I want to assure you that the spirit of our endeavours remains unfaltering.

We will continue to tackle our challenges head-on and celebrate our successes. We will harness the potential of our greatest resource – our people.

“We stand on the threshold of a new era. An era that calls for us to evolve, to reimagine, and to forge ahead.

Our vision for Lagos is one that sees no bounds. It is a vision of a city where dreams take flight, where every citizen is a part of our growth story, and where the global community looks towards us with respect and admiration.

We will continue to build a Lagos that is not only a commercial nerve centre but also a hub for innovation,culture, and sustainable development.

A Lagos that is not defined merely by its physical boundaries, but by the indefatigable spirit of its people,” he said.

According to Sanwo-Olu, “we shall continue to welcome constructive criticism, for, as I pointed out four years ago,therein lies the seeds of improvement.

Democracy thrives on differences of opinion and belief. We will strive to respect the opinions of others even as we expect the same from them.

“We will strive to communicate effectively and carry you along every step of the way, and to explain the whys and the hows behind the decisions we take on behalf of the people of Lagos State.

We are confident, as we have always been, that even if you do not believe what we say, you will not disbelieve what we do, because it will be as clear as day.

Let me also say that the work ahead is not for Government alone.

It is not the exclusive responsibility of public servants, or the civil service. We all share the responsibility of our state’s future.”

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