Lagos - The battle to succeed Governor Babatunde fashola of Lagos State in 2015 has begun with political parties and aspirants drawing the battle line.
Already, there are various permutations concerning who and which zone should succeed Fashola, reports NewsDay.
There are those who are pushing for the next governor of the state to emerge through zoning, while others are insisting that the best man for job should be elected as Fashola’s’s successor.
The two leading parties in the state – the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party are already mapping out plans to outsmart one another in the elections.
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So far, no fewer than seven governorship aspirants under the platform of the All Progressives Congress have directly or indirectly indicated interest for the Lagos governor’s seat.
They are Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Obafemi Hamzat, a former Accountant General in Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, Senator Olanrewaju Solomon, Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a former Health Commissioner in the state, Dr. Leke Pitan ,Sen. Gbenga Ashafa and Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji.
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