Posterity, people will judge my tenure ― Ambode

Lagos State governor, Mr Akimwunmi Ambode, on Saturday reviewed his tenure which comes to an end on Tuesday, concluding that he had served humanity to his best for which posterity will judge him.

Ambode said this while speaking at the inauguration of a 400- seater theatre in Epe Area of the state, expressing gratitude to God for giving him the grace to serve humanity and govern Lagos.

The governor, while describing the day’s event as “more a fulfilling day” for him, adding: “If there is anything for me to say is that I’m fulfilled that a day like this can come in the history of this town(Epe).”

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“Four days to go in four years, we have turned things around,” Governor Ambode declared.

“God has given us the grace that I can come back here and actually spend my last weekend of those four years with my people. We are very delighted that among the theatre that we have established, we have the opportunity to come and commission the one in Epe.

“I am very grateful to God. You never planned what you met on the way. Having had that opportunity to be elected as governor and for four years, one is able to do it in good health and mind. To God be the glory,” he added further.

Governor, while expressing his joy, said the main purpose of governance was giving back to humanity and serving selflessly, declaring: “All that put together, I am happy I was able to do that and God gave me the grace.”

The fact that I am also leaving in good health is a sort of fulfilment for me,” he enthused.

The governor, who described governance as a continuum, expressed the hope that his successor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, would continue where he would stop.