By: Okunade Adekunle
Four out of six Chairmanship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State has urged the leadership of the party to urgently make a pronouncement on the next line of action in the interest of the party in the forthcoming local election in the State, saying that no consensus was reached by them in any meeting.
The aspirants explained that the leadership of the party at the local government did not call them to any meeting to choose a consensus.
They however called on the state leadership, State Electoral Committee and the National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to jettison any name presented by the EJIGBO LCDA APC leadership as the leadership failed to call all aspirants to any meeting before the date of the primary and up til now.
They stressed that they are ready to work with anyone who is picked among the four of them as candidate.
The aspirants under the aegis of Concerned Ejigbo LCDA Chairmanship Aspirants , said in view of the nature of the primaries, and the fact that no candidate has emerged so far, to fly the flag of the party in the July Local government polls in the State, it has become imperative for the party to make its stand known, so that People of EJIGBO and Lagosians in general, will know the party’s Candidate in earnest, so as to shut the door permanently against the opposition.
The four aspirants are Oluwasegun Mutairu Musa, Gbenga Arulogun, Peter Ajayi and Habeeb Anibaba.
The aspirants hereby urged the party leadership not to relent in their efforts to ensure that the party will field someone capable of carrying the day in the forthcoming LG polls.
While pledging their loyalty to the leadership of the party, they promised to abide by the decision reached by the party leadership which they are sure will be in the best interest of the party, Lagos State and Nigeria.
They also called on party members across the 57 LGs and LCDAs to remain calm and support the party to ensure victory for APC in the forthcoming LG polls.