APC’s LGA, LCDA primaries ends in violence

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All Progressive Congress (APC) held her primaries for the forthcoming Lagos State local government elections at Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday 27th May, 2017 with all the party executives and officials representing various wards, LCDAs and LGAs in attendance with aspirants, agents and party faithful in attendance which later end in disarray.

Fracas busted the exercise when The Electoral Committee Chairman, Sen. Tokunbo Afikuyomi was reeling out the names of consensus candidates when some members protested the names and adduce the leadership the party imposing candidate on them. The further attacked and striped him while other supporters scuffled and smashed ballot boxes. The protesters said there was no forum where an agreement was reached to have any consensus candidate as the party is set for primaries.

Delegates, party faithful and observers took to their heels as the event ends in violent while security personnel whisked Sen. Afikuyomi away from the hands of the angry mob.

 


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