100 Aspirants Including Lagos Speaker picks APC nomination forms
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State chapter has revealed that in the last two days, about than 100 aspirants had picked up nomination forms to contest the state House of Assembly primary election.
Mr Abiodun Salami , the Assistant Publicity Secretary, gave the figure in an interview with the NAN in Lagos.
He added that aspirant have thronged the party’s secretariat to obtain nomination forms as they vie to get the party’s ticket.
Salami said the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa and the Deputy Speaker, Mr Sanni Eshinlokun , were some of the lawmakers who had picked nomination forms for re-election.
“Yes, aspirants have been coming to the secretariat to pick their forms since the exercise started yesterday.
“So far, more than 100 aspirants, including the Speaker of the House of Assembly and his Deputy, have picked up their forms.
“We are making the process as transparent as possible. It is an open thing and we are expecting more aspirants to come for their forms before the tentative deadline of Monday,” he said.
Salami stated the party was committed to the ideals of internal democracy and would ensure candidates emerged through popular elections.