Lagos Bye-Election: Obafemi Emerges APC Kosofe II Constituency Candidate
All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Saheed Obafemi as its candidate for the Kosofe Constituency II bye-election into Lagos State House of Assembly.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Kosofe 2 state constituency seat vacant after the death of Tunde Braimoh, the lawmaker representing the area, on July 10.
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Abubakar Masari, the representative of APC National Working Committee, has now announced Obafemi’s candidacy on Thursday, September 3.
NAN reports that the primary election was held at the primaries at Kosofe Local Government Secretariat.
I, Abubakar Masari, having certified the process through the election and was unopposed, and having won from the wards. Saheed Obafemi, being the only APC aspirant, has polled 34,012 votes. I hereby declare Saheed Obafemi winner and returned elected.
Obafemi who was APC Lagos State Assistant Secretary, urged the electorate to come out en masse to vote for him, saying;
I have the capacity, understanding and rudiments in solving the challenges of Kosofe Constituency II.
He promised to serve the interest of the electorate if voted into power and advocate for better health and solutions to environmental challenges, among others.