[Governorship poll] We have not received any applicant, says Lagos APC

Written by on September 13, 2018

The Lagos State Chapter of All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said it had not embraced any governorship wannabe as its contender for the 2019 decisions.

The Chairman of the part’s Elders’ Forum, Alhaji Tajudeen Olusi, said this in a meeting with the journalists in Lagos.

He was responding to media reports that the part had embraced a competitor, Mr Jide Sanwo-Olu, the occupant Managing Director of Lagos State Property Development Corporation, as its gubernatorial hopeful.

It was reported that Mr James Odumbaku, the quick past Vice-Chairman of the gathering in the state and a partner of Chief Bola Tinubu, was accounted for to have guaranteed in a video on Tuesday that Sanwo-Olu had been received as the approaching representative.

Odumbaku, who was with Sanwo-Olu and different chieftains at a gathering in the video, said all the 57 chamber administrators had embraced the LSPDC supervisor as their competitor, asserting the reception was at the occurrence of Asiwaju Tinubu.

It was reported that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, had on Monday, announced his expectation to keep running for another term.

A previous Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, had additionally announced his yearning for the main seat in the state.

Olusi portrayed the indicated selection of Sanwo-Olu to cut the second term offer of Ambode as unimportant hypothesis.

He said the gathering couldn’t have made plans to hold an essential when it had received a hopeful.

“Every one of these things are theories. They are not valid, How would we be able to plan to hold an essential to choose our applicants and afterward embrace someone?

“In the event that we are as yet going to hold our essential, why at that point would it be advisable for us to embrace, or does the selection drop the essential? No.

“This is the political season, every single fascinating thing happen, however I can disclose to you the greater part of the things that have been accounted for on the issue are minor theories and not actualities. No one has coordinated any reception,” he said.

Olusi, while alluding to the video, said it was typical for people or gatherings to back or underwrite hopefuls in front of any decision.

He, in any case, said such supports ought not be taken to be the situation of the gathering.

Olusi said the assurance of who might turn into the gubernatorial hopeful of the gathering would just be done at the essential.

He depicted the APC as a vote based gathering, saying all hopefuls would be permitted a level playing field.

On the attainability of holding an immediate essential at the section in perspective of the huge quantities of gathering individuals, Olusi said there was no reason to get excited.

He said the correct arrangements were being done, communicating hopefulness that everything would go well amid the activity.

Olusi said he would not remark on the debates radiating from receiving distinctive methods of essential in some APC state sections.

“Truly, I would prefer not to remark on that. Nonetheless, we are a developing majority rule government and we take in consistently,” he said



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