A former governor of Ekiti State , Ayodele Fayose , has said that Lagos State is ripe for the Peoples Democratic Party to take over in subsequent elections .
Fayose was quoted by his media aide , Lere Olayinka, as saying , “ Lagos is ripe for the PDP to take and we will take the state if we work hard and put our house in order . ”
This was contained in a statement titled , “ Lagos PDP must retire Bode George to make progress , urges support for BOG to win senatorial bye – election – Fayose , ” in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday .
Olayinka said his principal said this during the inauguration of the PDP Campaign Committee for the Lagos East Senatorial bye – election .
Fayose was quoted as saying , “ This senate election is for the PDP to take if we are ready to take it . You have done it before by producing House of Representatives members and you can do it again by producing a senator .
“ Before PDP can win any election in this Lagos, the party must first separate wheat from the chaff.
“ It is high time Bode George is told to go and retire . Let him be a support stand for the younger ones in the party.