Osinbajo, Ambode and Sanwo-Olu meets in Lagos
The vice president Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met with the governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode and the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Lagos.
The vice president who was in Lagos to monitor the Tradermoni scheme in the state was joined by Ambode and Sanwo-olu as they visited Bariga, Ketu and Oshodi markets
Speaking with newsmen after the visit, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed that Osinbajo was in Lagos to see the impact of the Tradermoni scheme and assured them of government commitment to increase the funds to capture more people.
He maintained that the target of the government was to capture 2 million people before December.
“The visit of the Vice-President to Lagos was to see the impact of the scheme and interact with the traders in the markets, and he assured them that the fund will be increased to capture more people,” he noted.
“Our plan is that between now and December, we would have captured the two million traders.
“Already, we have handed the fund to 800, 000. We have enumerated all the two million and we know who they are.
“That does not mean that this is the end of the programme. Our plan is to achieve the two million before the end of the year and add more people to subsequent tranches,” he added