Samuel Olanrewaju Adebayo (SOA) is the second runner up of the 2018 All Progressives Congress (APC) Kosofe House of Assembly primary election in Kosofe constituency 2, who should naturally step in into the vacuum as result as the standard flagbearer of the Party as result of Braimoh’s death.
The death of House Committee Chairman on information, strategy and security, representing Kosofe Constituency 2, Hon. Tunde braimoh, has thrown up Sen. Gbenga Ashafa similar scenario articulated thus: Gbenga Ashafa may Speak for Lagos East Again if . However, political parties practices all forms of doctrine of necessity when least expected.
SOA, participated in Kosofe Constituency 2 House of Assembly primary like other aspirants on the platform of APC, reportedly came second after the late lawmaker, Braimoh in the said primary according to a reliable source in Agboyi Ketu.
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While another source from Ikosi Isheri said Braimoh’s was elected unopposed that no second, third place during the APC House of Assembly primary election in 2018.
Other aspirants got their nomination form payment refunded while SOA, let go his money. A source disclosed that Braimoh also demanded SOA election bill worth of 20 Million for refund but he equally declined.
However, the frequently asked questions on the leaps of the keen political watchers in Kosofe; Would the party allowed the second runner up flag the party ticket?
If the concerned public FAQs turn out otherwise, the field might be declare open to for all contestants in a similar way PDP did to all Lagos east senatorial aspirants on its platform. Although the ruling party; APC are yet to give guidelines on the two bye elections.
SOA, may make quick return to the country if the coast is clear like the two term; former House of representative member, Hon. Dayo Bush of the APC, one of the aspirants tipped for Lagos East senatorial district, who returned from oversea last weekend.
Kosofe Post, multiple sources in the All Progressives Congress(APC) disclosed that Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Lagos East GAC members has the final say on succeed the late senator Adebayo Osinowo, on the platform of APC.