The good people of Ifako Ijaiye Local Area and political stakeholders within the local government has urged the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and bonafide indigene of Ifako Ijaiye who was recently appointed to head the 15-member All Progressives Congress (APC) committee to set the modalities and preparation of guidelines for the forthcoming local council elections in state to stand by his words to test run his integrity and write his name with golden pen.
Hamzat has been alleged of plotting to do everything possible and as well use his power to install his younger brother, the present vice chairman of the council, Hon. Usman Hamzat as the APC candidate for the forthcoming election
According to a resident who confided in our reporter allegedly said, strong members of Usman Camp are saying openly and boasting that the Deputy Governor has assured them during their interactions meeting with him that his younger brother must be the candidate and that shows there must a foul play in the selection of the candidate by the committee

The committee, inaugurated by the party’s Chairman, Chief Tunde Balogun following the release of the statutory election notices published by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).

Balogun reiterated that the announcement of the elections scheduled for July 24 has ignited political activities in the party, with various aspirants canvassing for support.

Hamzat assured the party of living up to expectations and ensure that credible guidelines would be put in place to justify the confidence the party leadership reposed in him.

He said the party would present the best candidates that would complement the efforts of the state government in providing the dividends of democracy.

Other members of the committee are former deputy governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule; Mr. Ademola Sadiq- the state legal adviser; Hon. Adewale Oshun; Hon. Daramola Abayomi; Alh. Ganiyu Sadiq; Mr. Ademola Olisa; Mr. Fatai Lasisi; Mr. Adebiyi Kehinde; Mr. Olabode Olaniyan; Mr. S. A. Sekoni; Mr. Tunde Lawal and Mr. Gani Bello.


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