Following plans by Senator Gbenga Ashafa, incumbent Senator, representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the national assembly to run for a third term in office, Ikorodu Ambassadors Group, an Ikorodu based pressure group, with over 24,000 followership on facebook and other social media platforms have commenced an opinion poll on whether Ikorodu Division will support the 3rd term agenda of the Senator.
The opinion poll, simply titled, YES OR NO TO SENATOR ASHAFA’S 3RD TERM AGENDA IN IKORODU DIVISION? which commenced on July 16th has been generating mixed reactions from members of the Ikorodu division platform, comprising of residents of Ikorodu division, at home and in diasporas.
It is not yet clear how long the poll will run, but as at the time of filing this report, the online poll, is still on-going across the social media handles of the Ikorodu Ambassadors Group on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram .
Speaking with Ikorodu Oga Radio on the reason behind the poll, Administrator of the Ikorodu Ambassadors Group, Rasheed Fatuga stated that the poll was inspired by agitations from members of the platform who are divided over the purported 3rd term ambition of the Senator.