Four more incumbent members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have bitten the dust as they lost out in the primary election conducted today, Friday, 27 May, 2022 to pick flagbearers for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state Assembly elections for the 2023 general elections, reports thegazellenews.com
Honourable Jude Idimogu, Oshodi-Isolo State Constituency II, his counterpart in the Oshodi-Isolo State Constituency I, Honourable Hakeem Olusola Shokunle; the member representing Lagos Island State Constituency II, Honourable Lanre Afinnih; and the member representing Amuwo-Odofin State Constituency I, Honourable Mojisola Alli-Macaulay all bit the dust as they lost out to rivals in the contest.
Earlier, Honourable Folajimi Mohammed, member representing Ikeja State Constituency I, incidentally constituency of the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, lost out to Seyi Lawal in the primary election.
Of the lot, Idimogu suffered the biggest humiliation failing to win a single delegate in the primary losing 30-0 to Ladi Ajomale, son of former state Chairman of the party, Chief Henry Ajomale.
Shokunle had only four votes out of 25 with his main opponent, Stephen Ogundipe polling 20 votes with one vote voided.
In Lagos Island State Constituency II, it was a close battle between incumbent Afinnih and his predecessor, Shola Giwa but Giwa triumphed eventually beating Afinnih with 29 votes to 20 with one vote voided as 50 delegates were accredited.
In Amuwo-Odofin State Constituency I, Alli-Macaulay, popularly called Mama Amuwo lost to Olaitan Folorunsho getting only four votes to her opponent”s 12 votes. Another aspirant, Prince Eniola Ado also scored four votes.