Battle for Ikosi Isheri seat hots up as soname ‘Right Hand Man’ ABK under pressure to contest


The former Sole Administrator of Ikosi Isheri Local Council Development Area, Hon. Afolabi Bamise kazeem, an ally of the founder of Bet9ja, Adekunle Soname, has been tipped to succeed Princess Samiat Bada in 2021 as the council Chairman.

RIGHT: Bet9ja Founder, Adekunle Soname, Hon. Afolabi Bamisile (ABK)

Immediately Samiat assumed office the influence soname’s group comprising ABK, ondo State Commissioner for health, two term lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency, Hon. (DR) Ajibayo Adeyeye and other notable politicians in Kosofe, were some of the stakeholders she consulted because there was no cordial relationship with the heavyweight politicians and the late Council Chairman, Engr. Abdulfatai Oyesanya of  blessed memory.

However, PSB as Samiat fondly called, who earlier appeared  possess the required leadership quality and ambassador of  good governance when she came on board through funfare ceremony as if she won fresh poll naturally made many gladiators earlier reported in succeeding Oyesco to  bury their ambition.

Kosofe intelligent gathering over the weeks has now shown that several aspirants such as former vice Chairman of Ikosi Isheri, Hon. Abbey Martins, Secretary to the local Government, Hon. Dolapo Bashiru, Babatunde Adeyemi , Adebajo Adetunji, Toyin Balogun, and Prince abidemi Akintunde, others will be contesting the council seat.

However, ABK group who earlier gave Princess led administration some degree of acceptance and credibility, Million of material support during covid-19 pandemic gathered commenced diplomatic withdraw supports to push for an observed, measured, trusted, experienced and seasoned administrator with an improved interpersonal communication quality.

The enormous power the late Lagos East Senatorial lawmaker distinguished Senator Adebayo Osinowo conferred on PSB as the clearing house believed contributed to some of the reasons many gladiators recoiled into their shell and compelled some to give her saccharine smile as result of pull him down politics trending at the time.

High ranking state lawmakers and those jostling for elective and appointive positions in Kosofe and beyond reportedly consulted her for one support or the other through the late senator. However after June 15, every stakeholders have started carrying their cross.

Kosofe Post learnt that an associate of  the “Alaga Tiko Jegbese” as soname fondly called; ABK supporters has since regroup and launched series of meetings outside Ikosi isheri on how to bring back ABK as the Executive chairman of Ikosi Isheri .

ABK, would have been pushed for Kosofe Constituency 2 bye election. However, politically he might be a wrong decision to  do so now  in a constituency, where there’s substituting implied power rotation between Agboyi Ketu and Ikosi Isheri. Agboyi ketu, barely spent 5 out of its 8 years before the wicked monster death snatched Tunde Braimoh away.

Recall there’s also current two term member of  House of representatives representing Kosofe Federal Constituency, Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye  from Ikosi Isheri. Thus, making it difficult for  the likes of Hon. Afolabi Basmile, the new member of the Lagos state audit commission , Hon. Kafila Ogbara , Hon. Sulyman Odetayo and any other aspirants from Ikosi Isheri  to
succeed Braimoh.

ABK, gathered earlier been positioned for 2023 House of Assembly in Kosofe Constituency 2. However , the act of God, not man made developments in Kosofe has forced all the gladiators to go back to their drawing board which has necessitated ABK being tipped for Ikosi isheri council Seat in 2021 geared towards demonstrating their right to vote and be voted for.

As 2021 Local government chairmanship aspirants in Kosofe generally formally unveil their agenda  we shall keep you posted in general or soft news.



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