Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour vs Babajide Sanwo-Olu: Who’s Obtained a Higher Plan?

Gbadebo Rhodes Vivour vs Babajide Sanwo-Olu: Who’s Obtained a Higher Plan?

The 2023 gubernatorial and state meeting elections are only a few days away. And identical to the presidential election, the candidacy of Labour Social gathering Lagos Guber Candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour has gained momentum receiving giant acceptance by a teeming inhabitants of younger Nigerians.

His reputation, which was not envisioned by his All Progressive Candidate Counterpart, Babajide Sanwolu is intently linked to the efficiency of  Peter Obi, the Labor Social gathering’s Presidential Candidate on the February twenty fifth polls.

Because the election day attracts nearer, each candidates have intensified their campaigns and defined their manifesto to Lagosians as they plead for his or her votes. Nevertheless, inserting the plan of those political contenders aspect by aspect will assist residents of Lagos determine who’s obtained a greater plan for them. 

Gbadebo’s plan to extend the minimal wage 

Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour has promised to make the lifetime of employees within the state higher by growing the minimal wage to N60,000. He additionally promised to make sure that the minimal wage in Lagos obtained to N100,000 as quickly as attainable. Whereas his plan seems good and promising, Sanwolu had in October 2022 introduced a wage increment plan for employees. Noting that inflation was biting exhausting on Nigerians, Sanwolu stated, “We’re going to overview it. We’re going to make sure that we are able to certainly care for our public service.”

Plan to tug down all toll gates within the Lekki Ajah axis 

Gbadebo additionally promised to tug down all toll gates within the Lekki Ajah axis and Ikoyi hyperlink bridge and construct a monument in reminiscence of our slain little children on the previous Lekki Toll Gate.” On the flip aspect, Sanwolu believes that the tolling on the Lekki Ajah axis is one which has benefitted Lagosians. 

That is evident in his enchantment to residents and stakeholders round Lekki and Ikoyi, to point out understanding forward of the concessions he agreed to final yr.

Studies say the Lekki-Ikoyi Hyperlink Bridge is estimated to generate about N10 million every day and N300 million per 30 days, whereas the tollgate alongside the Lekki-Epe Expressway makes not less than N16. 6 million daily and N500 million month-to-month. 

Employment of 10,000 lecturers with excellent grades 

The Labour Social gathering Guber Candidate additionally promised to reposition instructing by using 10,000 lecturers with excellent grades (First Class and Second Higher or Higher Credit score). He additionally promised to, “Host an training summit with all stakeholders to get buy-in into his plan for partnerships to upscale public faculties to the requirements of the most effective personal faculty. 

Sanwolu who’s contesting for a second time period primarily based on his antecedents throughout his first tenure earlier launched the revolutionary and transformational EKOEXCEL (Excellence in Youngster Training and Studying) programme to offer high quality training within the public system and upskill lecturers by leveraging expertise months after assuming workplace.

Newsmen stories that over 18,000 headteachers and lecturers have been moved from analogue to digital instructing, utilizing tablets and up to date curricula beneath the scheme. In addition they famous that over 14,000 lecturers from 1,012 public major faculties have been captured beneath the scheme.

Cancellation of Alpha Beta’s Contract 

Alpha Beta is a privately owned firm which collects taxes on behalf of the federal government. It’s allegedly linked to the previous Governor of the State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and runs into billions of naira in expenditure.

Rhodes-Vivour additionally vowed to cancel Alpha Beta’s Contract which prices the state N5 billion month-to-month. He famous that he’ll use the financial savings from the cancellation of the Alpha Beta contract to arrange a grand Mortgage Scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.

Sanwolu, then again, has nevertheless not made any assertion on the contract regardless of calls by Outstanding Lagos Indigenes to terminate the protracted Alpha Beta Consulting (ABC) contract and lower down the price of governance within the State.

Implement a rehabilitation and retraining programme for Agberos 

Gbadebo additionally hinted that he’ll execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with all Street Transport Unions for the implementation of a rehabilitation and retraining program that can take Agberos off the streets of Lagos. 

Sanwolu has nevertheless not made feedback on taking Agberos who’re constituting a nuisance in neighborhoods out of the streets. Studies say that the majority of them have the backing of the state government.

Lagosians will head to the polls to elect their new governor on Saturday. Will they permit Sanwolu to proceed along with his agenda or will they provide Gbadebo’s guarantees a chance??

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