Two APC competitors battles Ambode for Lagos ticket

Written by on September 12, 2018

Two new competitors for the Lagos State representative under the All Progressives Congress’ umbrella risen on Tuesday, fuelling hypotheses that all was not well with the officeholder senator, Akinwunmi Ambode, and a national pioneer of the gathering, Bola Tinubu.

The aspirants, who were previous magistrates in the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Jide Sanwoolu, were said to have professed to have Tinubu’s support.

The occupant senator, Ambode, was likewise said to have the APC national pioneer’s sponsorship when he announced on Monday.

A visit to the gathering’s state secretariat on Tuesday did not yield organic product as the workplace was betrayed by party authorities.

Notwithstanding, a few laborers at the secretariat said the trio of Ambode, Hamzat and Sanwoolu were probably going to challenge the governorship ticket in the immediate party essential charged to come up in about fourteen days.

Be that as it may, reports from sources said the order aggregate controlled by Tinubu had supported Sanwoolu.

A source stated, “Sanwoolu is currently the man to beat. Did you see the Lagos APC Chairman, Tunde Balogun, and other huge APC chieftains at Ambode’s second-term statement?”

Another source stated, “The senator (Ambode) got a leeway from Tinubu before picking the gathering’s assignment shape.”

An online news platform, TheCable, on Tuesday guaranteed 57 committee directors faithful to Tinubu had met and vowed their help for Sanwoolu.

The online paper additionally cited a partner of Tinubu, James Odunmbaku, as saying, “Sanwoolu is the approaching legislative leader of Lagos.”

Whenever reached, Tinubu’s media assistant, Mr Tunde Rahman, said the wannabes should state when Tinubu embraced them.

He stated, “Would you be able to request that the hopefuls disclose to you when he (Tinubu) embraced them? Give them a chance to reveal to you when he supported them.”

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