2019: APC Clears Hurdles For Lagos Senators, Disqualified Other Aspirants

The Screening committee of All Progressives Congress has disqualified other aspirants seeking to contest Lagos senatorial seat with current occupiers.

The three senators representing Lagos State – Oluremi Tinubu, Solomon Adeola and Gbenga Ashafa  were also cleared to run as the party’s sole candidates in their senatorial districts.

The outcome of screening exercise means party members will only affirm at their nomination during the primary election slated for Wednesday.

APC disqualified fourth term member of Lagos State House of Assembly from Kosofe Constituency 1, Hon Bayo Osinowo who plans to unseat Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East.

In Lagos West, Tinubu reported persuaded Senator Musiliu Obanikoro drop his senatorial ambition for now to allow Hon Solomon Adeola (Yayi) to run for second term.

While nobody indicate interest to challenge wife of APC National Leader, Asiwaju Tinubu- Senator Remi Tinubu from Lagos Central.

Remi Tinubu and Gbenga Ashafa have being in the Senate since 2011.

Recall that Senator Solomon Adeola had earlier returned to his state-Ogun to contest for governor but faces resistance from Governor Ibikunle Amosun and some party leaders.

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