Why Governor Ambode’s commissioner resigned to work for PDP’s Jimi Agbaje

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Why Governor Ambode’s commissioner resigned to work for PDP’s Jimi Agbaje

Wale Oluwo (standing beside Government Ambode) has claimed lack of internal democracy in the APC made him dump the party

A huge blow has hit the camp of the ruling party in Lagos. According to reports, the Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Wale Oluwo has resigned his position and pitched tent with the People’s Democratic Party candidate in the state, Jimi Agbaje.

Wale Oluwo

BlackBox Nigeria learnt that part of the reasons given by Mr. Oluwo for resigning is a lack of internal democracy within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress.
“I am quitting the APC because of the poor internal democracy in the party.The last primaries party which was characterised by imposition, violence and intimidation attested to the fact that APC does not follow democratic ideals,” Oluwo is quoted to have said.

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His boss, Akinwumi Ambode was defeated at the governorship primaries in October by Lagos Property boss, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was favored by the National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Olawale Oluwo, an experienced banker was the running mate of Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi, the ANPP Governorship candidate at the 2007 elections in the state. He however returned to the APC alongside his former principal who is now a chieftain of the party.

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