Popular actor and musician, Mr Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W has commended the community members at his Polling Unit for their good conduct during the March 9, 2019 gubernatorial elections.
The musician cum politician, who contested for the House of Representatives on the platform of Modern Democratic Party, made the commendation in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos.
He spoke while he cast his vote at his Polling Unit (PU) 016, Ward O, Lekki 1, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos. Lagos State Model Nursery and Primary School, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
He said, “the work that we have done as members of the community has helped, because we got our canopies, chairs and got people seated.”
“It is a lot more orderly and so, everything is smoother; everything has gone well today and we thank the community for their leadership role.”
He urged other communities to organise themselves whenever the need arose and not wait for government to put things in place.
According to him, “there will be progress and growth when people come together, organise themselves and ensure things work out.”
“The idea is for people to begin to think outside the box and make sure things work for the good of the country as a whole.”
“It all begins with the right attitude of members of the community; as a community, we can contribute to the growth and development of the country”