I Jettisoned My 2023 Aspiration To Support Grassroots Development – Francis Shonubi, former Senatorial Candidate

Kunle Adelabu Former Lagos East Senatorial candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 General Elections, Comrade Francis Mani Shonubi, popularly called ‘Senator’ and ‘Mani Kongo’, has said that he jettisoned his political aspiration in the forthcoming 2023 elections in the interest of development. Shonubi, who spoke with THE IMPACT during a chat, also said that there are many ways to serve and not necessarily through elective positions, while adding that he is fully back in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and working for the success of the…

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Issues Of Party Candidates For 2023 General Elections Resolved, Lagos APC Tells Aspirants

Wale Jagun The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has told party stakeholders and aggrieved aspirants that contested the last controversial primary elections on the platform of the party that issue of candidates for the party has been resolved. Sources at the stakeholders’ meeting attended by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, told THE IMPACT that the leadership of the party appealed to the aspirants to accept the decision of the party in the interest of peace and unity within the APC…

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Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Disqualification Of Aro Moshood Abiodun As APC Assembly Candidate

Jare Babatunde The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit seeking the disqualification of Mr Aro Moshood Abiodun (AMA), as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ikorodu Constituency II seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly in the 2023 General Elections. Delivering Judgment, Justice Oweibo J, stated that the suit instituted by the plaintiff, Oluwatosin Onamade, was statute barred having been filed outside the time frame stipulated by section 285 (9) of the constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999.  In the suit which the All…

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Massive Turnout In Ikorodu As PDP, Guber Candidate Present Popular Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele As Party’s Deputy Guber Candidate

Wale Jagun Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, defied the rain and trooped out en masse in Ikorodu to witness the official announcement and presentation of the popular Nollywood actress, Mrs Funke Akindele, as the party’s Deputy Governor flag bearer for the 2023 General Elections. The team, led by its State Chairman, Mr Phillip Aivoji, other state officials and party candidates across the state, coverged on the party’s secretariat at Adeniran Ogunsanya’s compound along Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikorodu, for the presentation event. At the…

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Asipa Kaoli, Former Lagos East Vice Chairman Heads APC Reconciliation Committee

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikorodu Division, Otunba Jimoh Olasunkanmi Tijani, has constituted a reconciliation committee for the aggrieved members of the party in Ikorodu to resolve issues emanating from the recently concluded primary elections. Former Lagos Commissioner for Agriculture and Cooperatives and former Vice Chairman, APC, Lagos East, Asipa Kaoli Olusanya, will chair the committee as announced by the party chairman at a special session held at the party’s Secretariat in lkorodu, located along Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikorodu, on Wednesday, July 6, 2022.…

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Ikorodu Constituency l: School Teacher, Idowu Olaiwola, Unveils Agenda For Assembly Seat

Kunle Adelabu -Drums support for party, Action Alliance A school teacher, Mr Idowu Olaiwola Adeleke, the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) for the Ikorodu Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly, for the 2023 General Elections, has unveiled his programmes if elected into the 10th Assembly. Idowu, who is from the Oga Olu Compound in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Ikorodu Division, Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, also enjoined electorate in Ikorodu Constituency I to support his party which he said is a good alternative to what…

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Awesu Gets PDP Ticket For Ikorodu Federal House Of Reps

Kunle Adelabu Mr AbdulAzeez Adekunle Awesu, a leading aspirant for the Ikorodu House of Representatives seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged as the flag bearer of the party. Awesu, who tied with another leading aspirant, Mr Abdul – Kareem Shittu at the rescheduled primary earlier this week after two failed attempts at the primary in May, THE IMPACT gathered, emerged as the party’s candidate on Thursday. THE IMPACT gathered that he has been presented with the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) nomination form on…

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Olalekan, Oyebo Emerge PDP Candidates For Ikorodu Constituencies

Kunle Adelabu  At last, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released names of its candidates for the two Ikorodu State Assembly seats. Contrary to rumor that a particular aspirant has been picked since the failed PDP primary elections for both Ikorodu Constituency I, THE IMPACT can authoritatively report that Mr Olalekan Olamide Lawal has emerged as the preferred choice of the party for the Constituency I seat. His emergence was confirmed on Thursday. In the same vein, Prince Adewale Isiaka Oyebo has also emerged as the preferred candidate for the…

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UPDATED: Winner Fails To Emerge As Awesu, Shittu Tie In PDP House Of Representatives Primary In Ikorodu

Kunle Adelabu It was a keenly contested primary election for the Ikorodu House of Representatives as the two leading aspirants; Mr AbdulAzeez Adekunle Awesu and Mr Abdul – Kareem Shittu tied. Both aspirants polled 28 votes each to divide the 56 delegates accredited by the party among themselves, leaving the other two aspirants with no vote. There were actually a total of 58 delegates, with 57 ad hoc delegates, one national, but according to the party’s Deputy Publicity Secretary, Mr Sodiq Lamina, two ad hoc delegates were not cleared to…

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Abiru Clinches 2023 APC Senatorial Ticket Unopposed

Kunle Adelabu The incumbent Lagos East Senator, Sen. Mikhahil Adetokunbo Abiru, has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial ticket unopposed for 2023 election in the state. Abiru became a Senator December 2020 after he won a bye – election organized after the death of late Sen. Adebayo Osinowo. He recorded 344 votes out of the 355 delegates that were accredited for the primary election held at the CMD, Magodo, Lagos,on Saturday, May 28, 2022. There was one invalid vote. The Returning Officer, Mr Fouad Oki who declared Abiru as…

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