Lagos APC Local Govt Primaries fall-out
By Nsikan Ikpe
An aspirant for the Chairmanship position in the forthcoming local council polls in Lagos under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Peter Ajayi has congratulated the eventual nominee of the party, Hon Monsuru Oloyode Bello on his emergence.
A statement from the Peter Ajayi Campaign Organisation (PACO) and released by its Media Director, Adekunle Okunade congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairmanship candidate in Ejigbo LCDA, Hon. Monsuru Oloyede Bello, as the flag bearer of the party in the forthcoming local government in July 22.
The group, in the statement issued by its Chairmanship aspirant, Hon. Peter Ajayi, said that the selection of Obe as the candidate among all aspirants is to be seen as best decision by the party leadership, saying that his selection does not portend other aspirants are not capable hands.
The group stressed that it is normal in a competitive politics that out of many, one would emerge, stressing further that it is appropriate for all other aspirants to rally round the selected candidate to win at the general elections.
The statement reads: I congratulate Hon. Monsuru Bello Oloyede popularity known as OBE to have scaled through the tough contest as the flag bearer of our great party in Ejigbo LCDA come July 22. It is understandable that in party politics it is only one aspirant that emerges out of many and so it is expected by virtue of loyalty to party philosophy and the spirit of sportsmanship which we preach in our party, that other aspirants rally round who emerges as party flag bearer to win at the general polls”
” I implore other aspirants to extend the hands of fellowship and spirit of sportsmanship to the candidate so as to ensure victory in the coming election. The party is bigger than all interests”
The group, however, urged the party candidate to see his emergence as victory for all interests in the council and an avenue to develop the local government area.
Gov Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State