Following the former Lagos State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) State Chairman, Hon. Moshood Salvador to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the State Deputy Chairman, Welly Hassan was appointed by the PDP National Working Committee as the acting Chairman.
Reason why EFCC arrested PDP State Deputy Chairman, Welly Hassan, wife, others revealed
During his short reign of office, he oversee the compilation of ward, LGA and National Delegates list, expression of intent and nominations for the state house of assembly aspirants was sold at 500,000 coupled with other administration fees.
Kosofepost, gathered that rather than the aspirants paying into the party, PDP Lagos party account they allegedly paid into his wife, The 2019 House of Representatives candidate, Mrs. Sherifat Hassan private school and her personal account.
However, trouble started in the party when Dr. Agboola Dominic was appointed to replace him as acting state Chairman, over his alleged inability to render account on the sales of expression of interest and namination forms comtray to the election funds allegations.
The House of Representatives candidate , SOH, campaign Manager, Dele Aroyewun in his short reply to Kosofe Post said the arrest was not on 2019 election funds. However, declined further comment.
Welly , wife;Sherifat and state Treasurer , Mr. Samsondeen arobieke arrest shows that power game struggle among the warring groups in PDP has not ended. Also, revealed that total peace and untiy is yet to return following the arrest of the 35% group loyal to Mrs. Aduke Maina/Jimi Agbaje faction of Lagos PDP leaders without settling out of EFCC after Engr. Deji Doherty loyal to Chief Bode George’s 65% group emerged as the PDP State Chairman recently.
Though the issue of EFCC involvement started long before DD became the state Chairman. But, Welly who oversaw the compilation of the Delegates list that nominated Jimi Agbaje as 2019 governorship candidate reportedly played a key role that prevented the new state Chairman, Doherty multipe times contestant from clinching the ticket. Welly and other arrest appeared to be paid back time and 2023 election scheming.
Kosofepost source disclosed that as at this afternoon they were still at the commission, ikoyi office, Lagos.