LAGOS STATE STUDENTS BODY DECLARED FULL SUPPORT FOR BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU Reported by Ismaeel Garba Ismaeel The Director for CSOs, NGOs & Students for Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organisation (BOSCO), Alhaji Ganiyu Kola led the leadership of the Lagos State Students body to meet with the Director General of BOSCO. In a meeting held on Saturday, 20th October, 2018 in BOSCO premises situated on plots 58/60, Oduduwa Crescent, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, the Director for CSOs, NGOs & Students briefed the Director General on the efforts and progress made by his directorate so far in bringing the students together to speak in one voice in support of Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The Students body who spoke on behalf of over 4.1million students in the ten (10) tertiary institutions in Lagos State declared full support for Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu to emerge the next Executive Governor of Lagos State come 2019 gubernatorial elections. The Students body made the following requests from Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu 1. That a committee of students body with the Special Assistant to the Governor on Student Affairs be constituted when he emerges as Lagos State Governor. 2. Integrated system be established by Babajide Sanwo-Olu to carry the students along in the policy, projects and programs of the governor, most especially employment opportunity. 3. Establishment of effective communication between the governor and the student body in the campuses. 4. Provision of SUG bus for each of the ten (10) tertiary institutions. 5. That the Director General of BOSCO facilitates a Town Hall meeting between Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the students before the 2019 elections. Response from Hon. Tayo Ayinde, DG BOSCO In response, Hon. Tayo Ayinde, Director General of Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organisation (BOSCO) first commended Alhaji Ganiyu Kola Egunjobi for the efforts made to have successfully brought the students together for the first time to speak in one voice, and in support of Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He also thanked the leadership of the students body for the cooperation given to the Directorate incharge of students. The DG assured the students body that they have taken a step in the right direction by joining the politics, which will lead them to high political offices in the nearest future. He equally assured them that Babajide Sanwo-Olu will attend to all the requests made by the students body in their favour. Hon. Tayo Ayinde made it known that he was incharge of students affairs during the tenure of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007. He mentioned some past leaders of the students body he nutured while overseeing the Students affairs in Lagos State. He also promised that the administration of Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu will not hike the school fees. That the leadership should go to their various campuses to preach the gospel of Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu to their friends, families and neighbours in their respective domain. Hon. Tayo Ayinde urged the students to shun other political parties because they have nothing to offer, and that it is only the All Progressives Congress that has the genuine interest of the students at heart and that is why the students were brought into the system to work with Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu in the campaign. The DG BOSCO further announced that the Town Hall meeting between the students and Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu is part of the activity plan of BOSCO, and it will be held before the 2019 elections. The Students body was implored by the DG BOSCO to ensure they canvass students, families and friends who has the permanent voter's card. He also advised the students body ensure that they cavass for all APC candidates standing elections in 2019. The DG prayed for the progress and well being of all the Lagos State students.

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