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LG Elections: Lagos APC Constitutes Fifteen-Man Committee Led By Hazmat

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As plans get in motion ahead of the forthcoming local government elections in the state, the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted a 15-man committee.

The State’s Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat was appointed to head the committee whose purpose is to set the modalities and preparation of guidelines for the local government elections.

The party also appointed the state secretary of the party, Hon. Lanre Ogunyemi as scribe of the committee.

Members include the former deputy governor of the state, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Mr. Ademola Sadiq- the state legal adviser, Hon. Adewale Oshun, Hon. Daramola Abayomi, Alh. Ganiyu Sadiq, Mr. Ademola Olisa, Mr. Fatai Lasisi, Mr. Adebiyi Kehinde, Mr. Olabode Olaniyan, Mr. S. A. Sekoni, Mr. Tunde Lawal and Mr. Gani Bello.

The state chairman, Hon. Tunde Balogun, speaking before the inauguration, stressed he importance of the party to swing into action with the statutory election notices publication by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission of the forthcoming Local Government elections into the offices of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Councilors in the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the state.

He reiterated that the announcement of the elections scheduled for 24th July has ignited political activities in the party with various aspirants canvassing for support, while expressing confidence in the ability to do a thorough job.

In his response, Hamzat assured the party of living up to expectations and ensuring that credible guidelines would be put in place to justify the confidence that leadership of the party reposed in the committee.

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