Lagos APC primaries turn bloody in Alimosho

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The primary elections of All Progressives Congress APC for the House of Representatives in Alimosho area of Lagos, on Friday, turned bloody following the alleged killings of two party members.

The incident reportedly occured at about 3pm at the Secretariat of Ikotun/igando Local Council Development Area, where the primary elections were held. gathered that there were two factions for Federal House of Representatives seat in Alimosho Constituency.

There were also two contestants, Prince Idris Balogun popularly known as ‘Oluomo’ and Ganiyu Ayuba.

‘Oluomo’ was said to have emerged from Orelope faction while Ayuba was from Enilolobo with both having their loyalists on ground.

An eye witness, Tunde Adamson said the election started smoothly until some armed thugs arrived the venue, disrupted the process and thereafter declared their candidate as the winner of the election.

This resulted into crises as dangerous weapons were freely used despite the presence of security operatives,” he said.

It was learnt that one of the factions gained upper hand and stabbed two of its opponents simply identified as Zuri Boxer and Ogunlaye to death on the spot.

Ogunlaye was said to be the Zonal Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, in Alimosho.

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