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Lagos LG Polls: 48 hours to go, who is APC candidate in Igando/Ikotun LCDA?


Politics ought to be fun, not just political meetings and laughing hysterically at the camera, however there’s nothing so bad that politics can’t make worse.

APC Alimosho LG have been a source of concern to many political analyst in the last one year, the revolts against party supremacy and what is known as “Baba so pe” syndrome has taken a new shape as intra party crises rocks from every nook and cranny of the party, eaglespath.com.ng report.

Igando/Ikotun LCDA is one the community to watch out for, as politicians shows strength for political control.

Recall that the APC released list of party candidates earlier this month fielding Lasisi Akisanya/Afeez Akinyemi as candidate to represent Igando/Ikotun in the July 24th LG election.

Lasisi Akinsanya

However in less than 24hours another faction of the party who are challenging the status quo of the party leader’s, demanding for a change in how things are done, were seen rejoicing as Ahmed Oseni veteran/liberation movement disrupt the internet in celebration of the changes in the APC list, putting the Akinsanya faction to a permanent dumb status.

The Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwoolu presenting party flag to Lasisi Akinsanya, as party candidate

Akinsanya a former Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Local Government Employess (NULGE), was formally presented with the flag of the party as the party flag bearer on the 18th of July in the coming council elections in the state by the governor Babajide Sanwo-olu, however it looks like a political charade as the Ahmed Oseni group are so confident that Ahmed Oseni name is the authentic name in the LASIEC list, a blow to the powers that be in Alimosho.

One of the APC leader in Alimosho who spoke on Condition of anonymity said ” we hope this election does not degenerate into crises, you can see what the primary polls look like, it would be better the state government deploy enough security forces, the tension is high and we only hope for peace.

Kamabiwo a vulcanizer and a member of the APC is of the opinion that things should change, he said ” too much of power is intoxicating, people said Oseni is a newcomer to the politics of Igando/Ikotun, what’s wrong in that, he’s promised desired change, he has fought for it and won, what’s the issue? he continued by saying “our respected leaders are only after their pockets”

Iya Jomiloju simply believes in party supremacy, she said ” We stand with our leaders decision, they’ve been guiding us to the best of their knowledge in Alimosho, no need for an intruder to come and put their efforts in vain, we strongly believe after the LG polls the men will be separated from the boys.

Ahmed Oseni campaign poster

EaglesPath reports that whosever name appears on the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission ( LASIEC) list is the authentic party candidates, irrespective of happenings prior to election a case study of Late Kashamu/Lado in Ogun State, however both Akinsaya and Oseni are confident they are the the authentic candidates whose name appear on the list.

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