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Tinubu’s loyalists sweep Lagos Assembly elections

03 December 2014, 13:22

Lagos - Loyalists of the former governor of Lagos State and  national  leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, were on Tuesday declared winners  of the APC House of Assembly primary elections, reports Thisday.

Those who emerged winners in the  former governor’s camp are son of the APC Chairman in Lagos State, Ladi Ajomale and 10 incumbent lawmakers in the seventh assembly.

Also read: Fashola meets Lagos APC guber aspirants

Others are the son of the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Folajimi Lai Mohammed , Nollywood star, Desmond Eliot,and Funmilayo Tejuoso from Mushin Constituency 1.

Five  serving lawmakers, however, failed in their bids to win the party’s tickets.

They are Omowunmi Olatunji-Edet from Oshodi-Isolo 2; Ramota Akinola-Hassan from Amuwo Odofin 2; Bashiru Oloto from Lagos Mainland 2; Kabir Lawal from Surulere 1 and Ipoola Omisore from Ifako Ijaiye 2.

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