The ruling All Progressive Congress, Lagos State Chapter held primary election for all the aspirant in the forthcoming local government election schedule to hold in July 2021.
The party primaries was held in all the scheduled location across the state, while in some local government, the election went on peacefully, some local government were marred with violence which disrupt the expected outcome of the election.
In Somolu Local Government, the music was different and our correspondent gathered that the Party LGA Chairman connived with the electoral officer to manipulate the result.
Our correspondent gathered that “The Party Local Government Chairman, in person of Hon Femi Taiwo was reported to have intentionally confused the returning officer and his team to the local government Council Secretariat, instead of the Party Secretariat”.
From the statement issued by the Concerned APC Youth of Somolu LG, “investigations revealed that the result sheets meant for that of the chairmanship position went missing after the returning officer, his team and femi taiwo had a closed door meeting with Hamed Salawu the Council Chairman in the absence of all other stakeholders”.
“The findings above and various reports, such as threads from Hon Salawu Hamed, the Council Chairman to party faithfuls like Alhaji Olasheu, the LGA Party Vice Chairman, Hon Akeem Abdullai, (NA Gbenga), the declaration by same Council Chairman that election is hereby cancelled with a nod from the State Party chairman, Alhaji Tunde Balogun, surprised party members who already are aware of rumors going around that there is a conaviance amongst Alabi Kolade David the Incumbent chairman of Bariga LCDA, Alhaji Tunde Balogun and the Council Chairman of Somolu to deprive party faithfuls and members their mandate”
“The obvious action of the LGA party chairman has shown that he has infact collided with the incumbent chairman of the LGA to stop the people’s demand for Bowale Sosimi as shomolu local government chairman”.
“Thus, it is imperative that the leadership of the party in the state come to our aid in time and do the needful by availing themselves of all neccesary evidence going around and use same as guide in making a decision that will be appreciated by the overwhelming members of the party in Somolu Local Government” the youth concluded.