Abiru Emerges As APC Candidate For Lagos East Senatorial Election


Tokunbo Abiru
All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates in Ikorodu has nominated Tokunbo Abiru as a candidate to fill the vacuum left behind by the late Sen. Adebayo Osinowo.

Sen. Osinowo, until his death, represented the people of the district in the Red Chamber of the National Assembly.

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News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the upcoming bye-election is scheduled to hold on October 31, 2020.

However, Abiru of Ward A4 ran unopposed in the primaries as the only candidate cleared by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC.

Sanai Agunbiade, the majority leader, Lagos State House of Assembly (LSHA) commended party leaders and members for their support and urged them to come out in their large numbers to vote during the bye-election.

He stated;

Today is a memorable day in the sense that the party invited people to show interest in contesting for the East Senatorial district as a result of the demise of Sen. Osinowo. After the close of interest only Tokunbo Abiru filed his paper and was screened, so he became the sole candidate.

He added;

So the people of Ikorodu affirmed his acceptance as the only candidate that has shown interest and we are solidly behind him. As you can see more than 1,200 delegates were accredited and more than 1,028 voted. That is how it will be in all the 19 wards in Ikorodu and 98 wards in Lagos East Senatorial district.

Speaking, Abiru appreciated the executes  and members of his party who came out in their numbers, his family, members of his ward, and promised to deliver all his promises to the East Senatorial district if given the mandate.

He urged members of the party to join hands, come out in their thousands to vote during the upcoming Senatorial bye-election, and promised to work within the tenets of the party ideals.

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