House Of Assembly Primaries To Hold Friday, Says Lagos APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly primaries in Lagos State has been postponed to Friday.
NewsBeatng sighted a message emanated from the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the party’s State Chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, informing that the primaries in the 40 state constituencies had been shifted to tommorrow.
“Lagos State House of Assembly primary elections for constituency 1 and 2 in all the 20 local governments (40 constituencies) take place tomorrow (27th May, 2022) by 10.00 am at the various constituency venues.
” Senate primary elections take place at the 3 senatorial districts venues at 2.00 pm same day (27th May, 2022).
” House of Representatives primary elections will take place at the 24 Federal constituencies on Saturday 28th May, 2022, at 10.00 am. Thanks. Hon. Femi Oyedele. COS to the Party Chairman”, the message read.
APC Acting Publicity Secretary in Lagos State, Yesiru Karamo, confirmed the shift of the primaries scheduled to hold today.
Karamo said: “Yes, it has been postponed across the state. By 10:00 a.m. tomorrow (Friday), we will start across all the 40 state constituencies.”
He said the governorship primaries held today (Thursday) were concluded late.
According to him, since the ad hoc delegates for the house of assembly are a handful, the exercise will not take time to be concluded on Friday.
He appealed to all party members and delegates to bear with the party and be ready to make sacrifices for the sake of the party.
The APC planned to hold its governorship and house of assembly primaries on Thursday but could only conduct the governorship primary election.