APC faction to electorate: Vote only Buhari in Lagos
By Wale Elegbede
chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr.
Fouad Oki yesterday told electorate in the state that apart from
President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the party presidential candidate,
they were free to vote for candidates of their choice who may not be APC
Oki told the party faithful from Alimosho, Ikeja and
Agege at the launch of the APC door-to-door campaign for Buhari held at
the party’s secretariat at Egbeda that the president had freed them all
to vote their conscience in the elections, saying that since there were
still aggrieved people within the party following last year’s party’s
primaries, it would be wrong to force them to vote for people who were
Oki said that following the last primaries, some
members were forced to quit and seek solace in other political parties,
stressing that such people would be voted for by APC members if they
were found worthy than the official candidates presented by the APC. He,
however, urged the party members to come out to vote for the Mr.
President, saying, other candidates in the APC in the state were imposed
on the people, a situation he insisted must stop as the state must
cease to be the personal political estate of any individual.
as it is in Kwara state where the people said enough is enough to the
political hegemony of an individual, we are also saying enough is enough
in Lagos state,” he insisted.