MARYLAND/ USA –
THE Ambode led All Progressives Congress – APC, administration has kept it’s promise to make residents of Lagos state happy through annual carnival and other entertainment shows with economic impact.
Governor Akinkunmi Ambode said at the second edition of Lagos street carnival held in Oba Akran Avenue, Lagos, on Sunday, that hosting of carnivals and shows have created job opportunities for residents of the state, while, according to him, also boosting government Internally Generated Revenue – IGR.
The Lagos State Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Idiat Adebule, congratulated residents for coming out en-mass to participate in this year’s carnival.
He said that the purpose of the carnival was to resonate with the people of the state.
“We are keeping our campaign promises that with entertainment and arts, we will give the best to the people of Lagos state, ” he said.
“Today, you can see that it is a parade of different colours from different groups.
” This event is to usher in the festive period we are into. The reason why we are in government is to make people to be happy, ” the Governor said.