Following yesterday press release issued by the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) calling on members who intend to contest for the Senate’s vacant seat in Lagos East, occasioned by two weeks ago death of the occupant, Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo (SAO), to start putting in their application, which should be forwarded to the state party secretariat, Adekunle Fajuyi, GRA Ikeja, latest Monday, 6th of July 2020 has since triggered protest from the aspirant.
Recall Princess Abiodun Oyefusi was the PDP 2019 candidate for Lagos East Senatorial district. However, the statement issued by PDP State Organising Secretary, Hakeem Amode, has unsettled the camp of princess who earlier lay claim to the mandate before the party call for show of interest about 24 hours later .
The development as gathered from multi sources revealed that Princess Abiodun,who is working tirelessly from oversea she was stuck as a result of the novel coronavirus (covid-19) was not pleased with the party directives. She reported mobilised her supporters yesterday ahead of today to protest through microblogging platforms against the party decision with the below hashtag in a bid to press home her demands according to our source;
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While she embarks on the protest another top contender for the post, National Officer of PDP, Yeye Adenike Agnes Shobajo, who was among the aspirants who was aggrieved against her choice in 2019. However, welcome the new development as gathered.
Yeye, has since embarked on an ambitious project of political consultations and social media push over the last few days to seek stakeholders supports and endorsement in preparation for a transparent, free, fair and credible primary election for the Lagos East Bye election.
The party announcements in the next coming days will increase the number of aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Jostling for the Lagos East senatorial seat ticket in the yet to be fixed election date by INEC.
One of the top names expected to forward his application as requested by the Party is Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG), Whom multiple sources disclosed has toured Kosofe, Ikorodu, Epe, Somolu and Ibeju Lekki in Lagos East consulting the party stakeholders in the last one week to garner supports from the party decision makers.
Kosofe Post had earlier reported the developments in the party in an article titled Lagos East Bye Election: Abiodun Oyefusi and the PDP Dilemma . Princess Abiodun, However, in her reaction to the article that went viral, gained over 78528 impressions and 9467 clicks on our various platforms called a sponsored piece, fake and lie from the pit of hell by Oyefusi before the latest call for application from party members by PDP.
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