Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state loyal to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and the State Caretaker Chairman, Hon Bashir Bolarinwa on Saturday cleared ward chairmanship seats in Kwara North Senatorial district.
Lai Mohammed loyalists reportedly edged out Senator Sadiq Umar and Speaker Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Yakubu Danladi in their respective ward to become chairmen.
In Senator Sadiq Umar’s ward-Kaiama II, Haliru Muhammad emerged as Chairman while Usman Muhammad was returned winner in Kaiama ward I during the congress monitored by the Independent National Electoral Commission and security operatives.
Kwara Assembly Speaker also had similar experience in Ilesha Gwanra ward of Baruten local government area.
Our correspondent reports that thousands of APC members across 16 local government areas of Kwara state participated in the congress adjudged to be peaceful by political watchers.