The Chairman of Yaba Local Council Development Area, (LCDA) Hon Jide Jimoh has said that internal democracy is possible going by the successful local government congress organized by the All Progressive Congress (APC).
He disclosed this to journalists over the weekend at St Agnes Primary School after the election of the local government officers in the council area.
“Our ward congress last weekend was peaceful and today local government congress witnessed peaceful atmosphere in the history of this local government.
“I appreciate the leadership of APC for making it known that democracy is possible internally.
“You don’t expect me to tell the whole populace our strategy through the media but what I can tell you is that we put our trust in God and in the people.
“Our program and manifesto are out now and Nigerians are ready to support APC and we will rule this country by the special grace of God.
“People all together will wrestle power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming election so that APC would be able to inject new ideas into governance, society and the nation at large”, Jimoh said.
The newly elected APC chairman in Yaba LCDA, Alh. Sakiru Farayola said “we don’t have problem during the ward congresses last weekend. We are well represented at both ward and the local government levels because we speak with one voice.
“I believe so much in the power of change and that is what my party stand for. We have put together all our programmes that would benefit the masses from the ward level to the local government and even national”.
Some of the local government officers elected at the congress were: APC Chairman, Yaba LCDA, Alh. Sakiru Farayola; Vice chairman, Mr Rafiu Rasaq Olowo; Secretary, Akintola.